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In a regular press briefing at the Palace Thursday,
Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said that the World Organization for Animal Health also known as Office International des Epizooties (OIE) has approved the Philippines as a foot and mouth diseas Jun 3, 2011 02:52 PM. [Adm-05] Apart from the anticipated good news to be delivered by President Benigno S. Aquino III as he returns home today from a successful 2-day state visit to Brunei Darussalam, Malacanang bared that the country has been granted a certificate as foot and mouth disease (FMD)-free zone from an international organization responsible for improving animal health worldwide.
Is the fish safe to consume? Why is there a fish kill? What is the impact of the fish kill in the fish supply in Metro Manila ? Jun 3, 2011 02:19 PM. [Adm-05] Ordinary citizens could help in prevent the occurrence of fish kills by helping the government prevent man-made factors like throwing garbage especially plastic products in waterways. Everyone has a stake in keeping the environment clean so that our waters, both inland (rivers and lakes) and coastal waters will be suitable and safe for our aquatic life.
 
“The main thrust of the discussion is tourism development and hotels,” Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), said of President Aquino's meeting with Brunei Investment Agency (BIA).
 
Col Jun 3, 2011 12:08 PM. [Adm-05] BRUNEI DARUSSALAM: President Benigno S. Aquino III met a state-owned investment organization here on Thursday for tourism development and hotel investments in the Philippines.
In a press briefing at the Times Hotel, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio "Sonny" Coloma said that one of the points discussed during the President's meeting with the BEDB officials was in the aspect of agriculture.
 
Coloma Jun 3, 2011 10:51 AM. [Adm-05] BRUNEI DARUSSALAM: President Benigno S. Aquino III met with the officials of the Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) headed by it's chief executive officer Vincent Cheong on Thursday at the Istana Edinburgh here.
In his speech before the members of the Brunei Royalty led by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah during the State Banquet in his honor on Wednesday at the Istana Nurul Iman (or the Royal Palace), the Chief Executive also cited the warm welcome and t Jun 3, 2011 09:51 AM. [Adm-05] BRUNEI DARUSSALAM: President Benigno S. Aquino III expressed his profound thanks and gratitude to the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam for taking good care of some 18,000 overseas Filipino workers here.
ecretary Herminio “Sonny“ Coloma of the Presidential Communications Operations Office told the Philippine media during a press briefing after the President's meetings with business groups that the administration is determined to pursue the use of co Jun 3, 2011 09:45 AM. [Adm-05] BRUNEI DARUSSALAM: Recognizing energy development as the most promising potential of the Philippines for its transport sector, President Benigno S. Aquino III met the officials of the Mashhor Group of Companies here for the development of energy infrastructure in the country.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III troops the line upon arrival at the Kalayaan Hall, Villamor Airbase in Pasay City from a very fruitful two-day State Visit in the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam Thursday June 02, 2011. Jun 3, 2011 06:49 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III troops the line upon arrival at the Kalayaan Hall, Villamor Airbase in Pasay City from a very fruitful two-day State Visit in the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam Thursday June 02, 2011.
[Adm-10] BRUNEI DARUSSALAM—President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is welcomed by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzadin, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam upon arrival at the main door of the Istana Nurul Iman palace, the offic Jun 3, 2011 06:47 AM. [Adm-10] BRUNEI DARUSSALAMâ??President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is welcomed by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muâ??izzadin, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam upon arrival at the main door of the Istana Nurul Iman palace, the official residence of the Sultan of Brunei and the seat of the Brunei government, for the State Banquet during the two-day State Visit in the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam Wednesday night June 01, 2011.
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Visit to Jollibee Jun 2, 2011 06:07 PM. [Adm-02] Watch President Aquino during his visit to Jollibee Serusop branch in Brunei Darussalam, June 1, 2011.
[Adm-02] President Aquino poses with the Filipino customers for a photo souvenir during visits in Jollibee outlets in Serusop Complex, Kampong Delima 1, Serusop, Jalan Muara during the two-day State Visit in the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam Wednesday Ju Jun 2, 2011 06:05 PM. [Adm-02] President Aquino poses with the Filipino customers for a photo souvenir during visits in Jollibee outlets in Serusop Complex, Kampong Delima 1, Serusop, Jalan Muara during the two-day State Visit in the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam Wednesday June 01, 2011. (PLDT powered by SMART) (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacañang Photo Bureau).
[Adm-10] BRUNEI DARUSSALAM—President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his message at the get-together with the Filipino Community in Brunei in Rizqun International Hotel during the two-day State Visit in Brunei Darussalam Wednesday June 01, 2011. Jun 2, 2011 01:35 PM. [Adm-10] BRUNEI DARUSSALAMâ??President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his message at the get-together with the Filipino Community in Brunei in Rizqun International Hotel during the two-day State Visit in Brunei Darussalam Wednesday June 01, 2011.
[Adm-10] BRUNEI DARUSSALAM—President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is mobbed by excited crowd upon arrival at the Rizqun International Hotel for the get-together with the Filipino Community in Brunei during the two-day State Visit in Brunei Darussalam Wedne Jun 2, 2011 01:23 PM. [Adm-10] BRUNEI DARUSSALAMâ??President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is mobbed by excited crowd upon arrival at the Rizqun International Hotel for the get-together with the Filipino Community in Brunei during the two-day State Visit in Brunei Darussalam Wednesday June 01, 2011.
[Adm-10] BRUNEI DARUSSALAM—President Benigno S. Aquino III is greeted by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah upon arrival at the Bandar Seri Begawan International Airport for the two-day State Visit to Brunei Darussalam Wednesday Jun Jun 2, 2011 10:40 AM. [Adm-10] BRUNEI DARUSSALAMâ??President Benigno S. Aquino III is greeted by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah upon arrival at the Bandar Seri Begawan International Airport for the two-day State Visit to Brunei Darussalam Wednesday June 01, 2011. The two leaders are set to sign agreements on agriculture, shipping, sports and tourism.
Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. said on Wednesday that funds set aside for the trip covers expenses for food, supplies, and other requirements for telecommunications.
 
According to the Finance Office of the Office of the President, the total amo Jun 2, 2011 09:48 AM. [Adm-05] The two-day state visit of President Benigno S. Aquino III and a 55-man delegation to Brunei Darussalam costs only around P2 million, the lowest spending by the government for a presidential trip since the administration of former President Fidel V. Ramos.
[Adm-05] BRUNEI DARUSSALAM—President Benigno Aquino III is welcomed by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzadin, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam upon arrival at the Istana Nurul Iman palace, the official residence of the Sul Jun 2, 2011 09:09 AM. [Adm-05] BRUNEI DARUSSALAMâ??President Benigno Aquino III is welcomed by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muâ??izzadin, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam upon arrival at the Istana Nurul Iman palace, the official residence of the Sultan of Brunei and the seat of the Brunei government, for the two-day State Visit Wednesday June 01, 2011.
In an ambush interview with the media following the launching of the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity in Southeast Asia at the Palace on Monday, the President said that part of the possible topics to be discussed during his meeting with the high-rank Jun 1, 2011 02:30 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III will be discussing various issues on trade and investment, energy and regional concerns with His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah during his 2-day state visit to Brunei Darussalam on June 1 and 2.
[Adm-01] President Benigno S. Aquino III troops the line during the send-off ceremony at the Kalayaan Hall, Villamor Airbase, Pasay City for his two-day State Visit to Brunei Darussalam Wednesday, June 1, 2011. 

(Photo by: Rey Baniquet / PCOO-Malacanang Jun 1, 2011 09:26 AM. [Adm-01] President Benigno S. Aquino III troops the line during the send-off ceremony at the Kalayaan Hall, Villamor Airbase, Pasay City for his two-day State Visit to Brunei Darussalam Wednesday, June 1, 2011. (Photo by: Rey Baniquet / PCOO-Malacanang Photo Bureau).
May 31, 2011 05:16 PM. [Adm-01] Secretary Alberto A. Lim spelled out the Department's strategic vision for the Philippines --- to become the must-experience destination in Asia ---during the 1st DOT Press Conference recently held at DOT Auditorium attended by more than 50 media practitioners (online, print, TV and radio).
In an interview in Malacañang following the launch of the United Nations Decade of Biodiversity on Monday, the President said the country's gross domestic product of 4.8 percent as posted by the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) for the fi May 31, 2011 01:38 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III expressed confidence Monday that the Philippine economy would hit its growth target of seven to eight percent by the end of the year due to the reforms being implemented in government that will entice businesses to invest in the country.
During the launch of the UN Decade on Biodiversity for Southeast Asia at the Rizal Hall of the Malacañang Palace Monday, Secretary Ramon Paje of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) handed over a copy of the Presidential Proclamatio May 31, 2011 10:32 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III has signed a Presidential Proclamation declaring the year 2011 to 2020 as the National Decade on Biodiversity in the country, an initiative recognizing the United Nationsâ?? (UN) celebration as an excellent opportunity to increase public awareness on the values of biodiversity.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III answers queries and clarifications from the Palace media on the resignation of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director Ernesto Diokno during the press conference at the Briefing Room, New Executive Building (NEB May 30, 2011 10:53 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III answers queries and clarifications from the Palace media on the resignation of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director Ernesto Diokno during the press conference at the Briefing Room, New Executive Building (NEB), Malacañang Monday May 30, 2011. President Aquino lauded the voluntary resignation of Diokno as proof of having delicadeza and describing the act as the best way of showing his remorse and seeking apology on the Leviste controversy.
This year's theme, “Eskwelahan, Simbahan, Barangay, Palengke at Buong Komunidad, Sama-Sama Nating Sugpuin ang Dengue”, aims to heighten awareness of the strategy to fight dengue by adopting the 4S Kontra Dengue. The Centers for Health Development (C May 30, 2011 04:26 PM. [Adm-05] The Department of Health (DOH) today reported a total of 22,903 dengue cases nationwide from January to May 7 this year as it prepares to observe June as â??Dengue Awareness Monthâ?. The total number of dengue cases is 8% higher compared to the same period last year. There were 141 deaths recorded (Case Fatality Rate-0.62%).
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III answers questions raised by the members of the Malacañang Press Corps during the ambush interview at the Palace Grounds after gracing the Launching of the United Nation Decade on Biodiversity 2011 - 2020 in May 30, 2011 02:05 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III answers questions raised by the members of the Malacañang Press Corps during the ambush interview at the Palace Grounds after gracing the Launching of the United Nation Decade on Biodiversity 2011 â?? 2020 in the Philippines and Southeast Asia at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacañang Palace Monday May 30, 2011. President Aquino signed a Presidential Proclamation declaring 2011 â?? 2020 as the National Decade on Biodiversity in the Philippines, recognizing the UN celebration as an excellent opportunity to increase public awareness of the values of biodiversity and promote actions at the national, regional and local levels to conserve and sustainably manage the nationâ??s rich natural heritage.
The President said that upon his arrival from Thailand Friday evening, he asked Justice Secretary on the case and was informed that the report was in the finishing stages.

On the case of the Ampatuans, who were reported getting special treatment inside t May 30, 2011 01:44 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III said the justice department is in the final stages of writing a report on the case of former Batangas governor Jose Antonio Leviste and the chief executive said he might come up with a decision in the middle of next week.
President Aquino said he talked to the four biggest corporations in Thailand that have existing investments in the Philippines. While those companies raised some concerns they promised to bring in more investment and technology as the government address t May 30, 2011 10:54 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno Aquino III reported a fruitful 2-day trip to Thailand noting that the Philippines made several gains, particularly in trade and investment.
Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. said on Saturday that the Chief Executive signed Administrative Order No. 15 on May 25, 2011 to transfer such authority from the Office of the President (OP) to specific government agencies and to reiterate existin May 30, 2011 09:05 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III has delegated the authority to approve the acquisition of government motor vehicles to Cabinet secretaries, and to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for purchases by local government units (LGUs), under a new set of guidelines aimed at streamlining operations in the bureaucracy while promoting public accountability.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III arrives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 from a very successful two-day State Visit in the Kingdom of Thailand Friday May 27, 2011. President Aquino and Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Ve May 28, 2011 09:39 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III arrives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 from a very successful two-day State Visit in the Kingdom of Thailand Friday May 27, 2011. President Aquino and Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva reaffirmed the warm and cordial relations between the Republic of the Philippines and the Kingdom of Thailand during the State Banquet.
[Adm-10] BANGKOK, Thailand—Philippine President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his message in front of the Filipino Community in Bangkok at the Shangri-La Hotel during the two-day State Visit in the Kingdom of Thailand Friday May 27, 2011. The visit May 28, 2011 08:48 AM. [Adm-10] BANGKOK, Thailandâ??Philippine President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his message in front of the Filipino Community in Bangkok at the Shangri-La Hotel during the two-day State Visit in the Kingdom of Thailand Friday May 27, 2011. The visit aims to further strengthen the Philippinesâ?? bilateral relations with Thailand, as well as cooperation within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in order to help build a secure and prosperous ASEAN Community by 2015.
[Adm-10] BANGKOK, Thailand—Kasetsart University (KU) President Vudtechai Kapilakanchana confers the Honorary Doctorate Degree in Economics to Philippine President Benigno Simeon Aquino III during the ceremony at the university auditorium in Phahonyothin May 28, 2011 08:39 AM. [Adm-10] BANGKOK, Thailandâ??Kasetsart University (KU) President Vudtechai Kapilakanchana confers the Honorary Doctorate Degree in Economics to Philippine President Benigno Simeon Aquino III during the ceremony at the university auditorium in Phahonyothin Road, Lat Yao Sub-district, Jatujak District, Bangkok during the two-day State Visit in the Kingdom of Thailand Friday May 27, 2011.
Paje gave the order as he condemned the poachers and their financiers who, he said, “have practically robbed the present and future generations of Filipinos” the benefits that would have come from these marine species in unquantifiable terms and shoul May 27, 2011 03:33 PM. [Adm-05] Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje on Wednesday (May 27) ordered DENR lawyers to start summary proceedings against personalities behind the smuggle try of some P35-million worth of turtles and corals seized from two container vans last May 1 aboard a vessel that came from Cotabato Province.
May 27, 2011 02:38 PM. [Adm-01] News Update: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) today announced that starting Monday (May 30), the agency and the 17 local government units (LGUs) of Metro Manila will start apprehending smokers who will be caught puffing away in public places in all major and secondary roads of the metropolis.
In an official statement issued on Thursday, Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda underscored the need for a greater inspection of the black coral trade so that Philippine authorities can work with their counterparts in other places in putting a halt May 27, 2011 01:49 PM. [Adm-05] Malacanang has urged the local and international buying public to boycott traders involved in the illegal business of black corals in an effort to protect biodiversity not only in the country but also in other parts of the world.
The Chief executive, who just arrived here on Thursday afternoon upon the invitation of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejajjiva, will be conferred the honorary doctorate degree for having done a " lot of things in the area of the economy" when he was still in th May 27, 2011 12:07 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III will be conferred an honorary doctorate degree in Economics by the Kasetsart University of Thailand during his two-day official visit here from May 26 to 27' 2011.
[Adm-10] BANGKOK, Thailand—Philippine President Benigno Simeon Aquino III converses with Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva during the bilateral meeting at the Government House during the two-day State Visit in the Kingdom of Thailand Thursday aftern May 27, 2011 11:53 AM. [Adm-10] BANGKOK, Thailandâ??Philippine President Benigno Simeon Aquino III converses with Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva during the bilateral meeting at the Government House during the two-day State Visit in the Kingdom of Thailand Thursday afternoon May 26, 2011.
he Chief Executive, who is on his first visit here upon the invitation of Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, is expected to brief the members of the Filipino community on the positive developments of his administration since he assumed office in June May 26, 2011 04:42 PM. [Adm-05] BANGKOK, Thailand: President Benigno S. Aquino III will meet with thousands belonging to the Filipino community during his 2-day official visit here.
[Adm-01] BANGKOK, Thailand — President Benigno S. Aquino III is received by Thai Deputy Prime Minister Trairong Suwannakhiri upon arrival at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport for the two-day State Visit in the Kingdom of Thailand Thursday May 26, 2 May 26, 2011 04:34 PM. [Adm-01] BANGKOK, Thailand â?? President Benigno S. Aquino III is received by Thai Deputy Prime Minister Trairong Suwannakhiri upon arrival at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport for the two-day State Visit in the Kingdom of Thailand Thursday May 26, 2011. (PLDT powered by SMART) (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacañang Photo Bureau).
May 26, 2011 04:11 PM. [Adm-01] Announcement from the LRTA Management. (via MMDA)
The President is scheduled to meet with Thai key business executives of prominent business companies that include the Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group, Siam Cement Group (SCG), and Petroleum Authority of Thailand (PTT) Public Company Limited.
 
First to meet w May 26, 2011 02:16 PM. [Adm-05] BANGKOK, Thailand: President Benigno S. Aquino III will be meeting with top Thai business groups as part of the agenda of his 2-day state visit here on May 26 to 27 aimed at further strengthening the long-standing bilateral ties between the two countries.
http://rtvm.gov.ph - (1 of 2) Interview with Ambassador Lacanlale May 26, 2011 01:47 PM. [Adm-02] Watch the interview with Hon. Linglingay Lacanlale, Philippine Ambassador to Thailand.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III converses with Vice President Jejomar Binay, Jr., during the send-off ceremony at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2, Pasay City Thursday for the two-day State Visit to the Kingdom of Thai May 26, 2011 01:40 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III converses with Vice President Jejomar Binay, Jr., during the send-off ceremony at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2, Pasay City Thursday for the two-day State Visit to the Kingdom of Thailand Thursday May 26, 2011.
[Adm-05] TYPHOON UPDATE via National Broadcasting Network 
 "CHEDENG" has intensified into a typhoon as it remained almost stationary.
Location of Center: (as of 10:00 a.m.)	350 km East of Catarman, Northern Samar
Coordinates:	12.2°N, 128.2°E
Strength:	May 25, 2011 02:07 PM. [Adm-05] TYPHOON UPDATE via National Broadcasting Network "CHEDENG" has intensified into a typhoon as it remained almost stationary. Location of Center: (as of 10:00 a.m.) 350 km East of Catarman, Northern Samar Coordinates: 12.2°N, 128.2°E Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 160 kph Movement: West Northwest at 9 kph Forecast Positions/Outlook: Thursday morning: 170 km East Northeast of Catarman, Northern Samar or 210 km Southeast of Virac, Catanduanes Friday morning: 160 km Northwest of Virac, Catanduanes or 190 km Southeast of Baler, Aurora Saturday morning: 200 km North of Baler, Aurora or in the vicinity of Tuguegarao, Cagayan
May 25, 2011 11:45 AM. [Adm-05] NEWS UPDATE via Weather Watch -DZBB: Isa-isa nang sinusuri ng pamahalaang lungsod ng Marikina ang mga flood alarm system sa kanilang lugar. Ito ay bahagi pa rin ng paghahanda ng Marikina sa posibleng hagupit ng bagyong Chedeng. Ayon kay Marikina Vice Mayor Jose Cadiz na hindi sasablay ang mga alarm system sa Brgy. Nangka, Malanday, at Sto. Niño kung sakaling manalasa na ang bagyo.
May 25, 2011 11:26 AM. [Adm-05] NEWS UPDATE via Weather Watch - PIA-9/Pagadian: Molave Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council chairman Ireneo Glepa on Tuesday (May 24) led the distribution of relief goods to 1,100 families from the 6 affected barangays of floods in Molave due to heavy rain on May 23. The MDRRMC is now assessing the total damage in agriculture.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by DENR Secretary Ramon Paje, DA Undersecretary Salvador Salacup, LLDA General Manager Rodrigo Cabrera, Rizal Governor Casimiro Ynares III and LDB-FARMC President Sonny dela Rosa, releases tilapia May 24, 2011 07:18 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by DENR Secretary Ramon Paje, DA Undersecretary Salvador Salacup, LLDA General Manager Rodrigo Cabrera, Rizal Governor Casimiro Ynares III and LDB-FARMC President Sonny dela Rosa, releases tilapia and big head carp fingerlings to spearhead the 2011 Lake Seeding Project of the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) in Malaking Pulo, Barangay Punta, Jalajala, Rizal Tuesday May 24, 2011.
May 24, 2011 11:23 AM. [Adm-05] The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has launch on Monday a new project that would expand the countryâ??s terrestrial protected areas in an effort to enhance the national protected areas system while addressing biodiversity loss.
The President, together with Vice President and Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council chair Jejomar Binay, led the ceremonial opening of the Bocaue Hills Housing Project here that aims to provide an initial 4,000 low-cost housing units to the May 24, 2011 10:25 AM. [Adm-05] BGY. BATIA, Bocaue, Bulacan: President Benigno S. Aquino III launched the first tranche of housing units representing his promise to provide 20,000 homes for the valiant men and women in uniform here on Monday.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, assisted by Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, presents the
outstanding city/municipal agriculture and fishery council of Dingras Ilocos Norte(MAFC) to Rogelio Cederon May 24, 2011 01:02 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, assisted by Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, presents the outstanding city/municipal agriculture and fishery council of Dingras Ilocos Norte(MAFC) to Rogelio Cederon the Gawad Saka 2010 Awarding Ceremony of the Outstanding Achievers in Agriculture and Fisheries at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacanan Palace Monday May 23, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his speech during the Gawad Saka 2010 Awarding Ceremony of the Outstanding Achievers in Agriculture and Fisheries at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacañan Palace Monday May 23, 2011. May 24, 2011 12:59 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his speech during the Gawad Saka 2010 Awarding Ceremony of the Outstanding Achievers in Agriculture and Fisheries at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacañan Palace Monday May 23, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III welcomes General Liang Guanglie, State Councilor and Minister of National Defense of the People's Republic of China (PROC) during the Courtesy Call at the President's Conference Room, Premier Guest House, M May 24, 2011 12:55 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III welcomes General Liang Guanglie, State Councilor and Minister of National Defense of the Peopleâ??s Republic of China (PROC) during the Courtesy Call at the Presidentâ??s Conference Room, Premier Guest House, Malacañang Palace Monday May 23, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III inspects a model house during the Launching of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) / Philippine National Police (PNP) Housing Program in Bocaue Hills, Barangay Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan Monday May 23, 2011. May 23, 2011 05:22 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III inspects a model house during the Launching of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) / Philippine National Police (PNP) Housing Program in Bocaue Hills, Barangay Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan Monday May 23, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is swarmed by the beneficiaries of the housing project upon arrival for the Launching of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) / Philippine National Police (PNP) Housing Program in Bocaue Hills, Barangay Ba May 23, 2011 05:20 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is swarmed by the beneficiaries of the housing project upon arrival for the Launching of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) / Philippine National Police (PNP) Housing Program in Bocaue Hills, Barangay Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan Monday May 23, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III acknowledges the crowd upon arrival for the Launching of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) / Philippine National Police (PNP) Housing Program in Bocaue Hills, Barangay Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan Monday May May 23, 2011 05:17 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III acknowledges the crowd upon arrival for the Launching of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) / Philippine National Police (PNP) Housing Program in Bocaue Hills, Barangay Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan Monday May 23, 2011.
May 23, 2011 04:44 PM. [Adm-01] Weather Watch: PIA-7/CEBU CITY: CEBU is now experiencing bone-chilling winds, heavy downpour, and thunderstorms. Residents in coastal and mountainous areas are advised to be vigilant and to prepare in case of any eventuality.
Education Secretary Armin Luistro said the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAid) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have  signified their  participation to this year's Brigada Eskwela  by adopting publi May 23, 2011 02:27 PM. [Adm-05] The Department of Educationâ??s Brigada Eskwela or National Schools Maintenance Week is getting the support of two international donor organizations which pledged to help spruce up public schools in time for the opening of classes on June 6, 2011.
The graduation ceremony will be held simultaneous with the closing ceremony of the Philippine General Hospital's post-graduate internship course. 

Welcoming the President will be UP President Alfredo Pascual, UP Chancellor Ramon Arcadio, UPCM Dean Albe May 23, 2011 02:02 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III will be the Guest of Honor and keynote speaker of the 102nd Commencement Exercise of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine (UPCM) that will be held at the SMX Convention Center of the SM Mall of Asia on Sunday.
Valte was responding to questions from Palace reporters who asked her how the government is addressing the rising number of nursing graduates that compete for jobs after leaving schools.

“We will have to see. We will look for other programs like the RN May 23, 2011 10:41 AM. [Adm-05] Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said in a radio interview over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan Saturday that the Aquino administration will look for appropriate programs to assist nursing graduates find jobs.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his Commencement Speech during the102nd Commencement Exercises of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine (UPCM) and the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Post-Graduate Internship Closing May 23, 2011 12:44 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his Commencement Speech during the102nd Commencement Exercises of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine (UPCM) and the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Post-Graduate Internship Closing Ceremonies at the Function Hall 5, SMX Mall of Asia, Pasay City Sunday May 22, 2011.
Last week, President Aquino launched the National Greening Program (NGP), an ambitious government program aimed at arresting the fast-declining forest cover in the country. May 20, 2011 05:40 PM. [Adm-07] CALAMBA CITY, Laguna: When President Benigno Aquino III called on the people last week to join his administration in a new reforestation program, local governments and a manufacturing firm based in Calabarzon (Cavite Laguna Batangas Rizal Quezon) responded by planting coconut seedlings recently.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III congratulates Pound-for-Pound King and Sarangani Lone District Representative Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao during a courtesy call at the Premier Guest House Lobby, Malacanang Friday May 20, 2011. May 20, 2011 04:52 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III congratulates Pound-for-Pound King and Sarangani Lone District Representative Emmanuel â??Mannyâ? Pacquiao during a courtesy call at the Premier Guest House Lobby, Malacanang Friday May 20, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III shows a pair of yellow boxing gloves signed and given by Pound-for-Pound King and Sarangani Lone District Representative Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao during a courtesy call at the Premier Guest House Lobby, Ma May 20, 2011 04:50 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III shows a pair of yellow boxing gloves signed and given by Pound-for-Pound King and Sarangani Lone District Representative Emmanuel â??Mannyâ? Pacquiao during a courtesy call at the Premier Guest House Lobby, Malacanang Friday May 20, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III and Pound-for-Pound King and Sarangani Lone District Representative Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao emerge from the Yellow Room during the Courtesy Call at the Premier Guest House, Malacanang Friday May 20, 2011. May 20, 2011 04:45 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III and Pound-for-Pound King and Sarangani Lone District Representative Emmanuel â??Mannyâ? Pacquiao emerge from the Yellow Room during the Courtesy Call at the Premier Guest House, Malacanang Friday May 20, 2011.
President Benigno Aquino III's official Cabinet Secretaries have agreed to communicate more with each other and release regular reports so that the programs of the administration are relayed to the people. May 20, 2011 10:31 AM. [Adm-07] President Benigno Aquino IIIâ??s official Cabinet Secretaries have agreed to communicate more with each other and release regular reports so that the programs of the administration are relayed to the people.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III welcomes Etihad Airways Chief Executive Officer (CEO) James Hogan and SVP, Senior Executive Affairs and Corporate Secretary Hassan Al Hammandi during a courtesy call at the Yellow Room, Premier Guest House, Mal May 19, 2011 04:54 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III welcomes Etihad Airways Chief Executive Officer (CEO) James Hogan and SVP, Senior Executive Affairs and Corporate Secretary Hassan Al Hammandi during a courtesy call at the Yellow Room, Premier Guest House, Malacanang Thursday May 19, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III accepts the credentials of His Excellency Toshinao Urabe as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Philippines during the presentation of credentials Thursday May 19, 2011 at the Malacanan May 19, 2011 01:56 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III accepts the credentials of His Excellency Toshinao Urabe as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Philippines during the presentation of credentials Thursday May 19, 2011 at the Malacanang's Music Room.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Jose Angel Honrado and Manila Economic Cooperation Office Director Architect Manuel Dimaculangan, conducts a surprised inspection at May 18, 2011 09:54 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Jose Angel Honrado and Manila Economic Cooperation Office Director Architect Manuel Dimaculangan, conducts a surprised inspection at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1and 3 Wednesday May 18, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III graces the Opening Ceremony of the 104th Annual Convention of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) as the Keynote Speaker at the Grand Ballroom, Grand Regal Hotel in Davao City Wednesday May 18, 2011. May 18, 2011 09:49 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III graces the Opening Ceremony of the 104th Annual Convention of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) as the Keynote Speaker at the Grand Ballroom, Grand Regal Hotel in Davao City Wednesday May 18, 2011.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III inspects and tours the facilities of the Sta. Ana Hospital during the Inauguration of its 6th to 10th Floors in New Panaderos St., Sta. Ana, Manila, Tuesday, May 17, 2011. May 17, 2011 04:18 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III inspects and tours the facilities of the Sta. Ana Hospital during the Inauguration of its 6th to 10th Floors in New Panaderos St., Sta. Ana, Manila, Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
Ochoa said that under Executive Order No. 43 signed by the President on May 13, 2011, the five Cabinet clusters are Good Governance and Anti-Corruption; Human Development and Poverty Reduction; Economic Development; Security, Justice and Peace; Climate Ch May 17, 2011 10:03 AM. [Adm-05] To ensure efficiency, effectiveness and focus in carrying out the programs and policies of the government, President Benigno S. Aquino III has signed an executive order which formally establishes the five Cabinet clusters that will address key priority areas, Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. said on Monday.
In a media briefing in Malacanang on Monday, Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo said that part of President Benigno S. Aquino III's goals is to institute long-term electoral reforms in the country's poorest region beyond 2016.
 
He May 17, 2011 09:37 AM. [Adm-05] The government expressed hope that the postponement of the scheduled elections in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) this August will provide ample time for the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to cleanse the votersâ?? list as well as dismantle the remaining private armed groups in the region.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomes His Excellency, Prime Minister Disanayaka Mudiyanselage Jayaratne of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka during the Courtesy Call at the Palace's Music Room Monday, May 16, 2011. May 16, 2011 02:25 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomes His Excellency, Prime Minister Disanayaka Mudiyanselage Jayaratne of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka during the Courtesy Call at the Palaceâ??s Music Room Monday, May 16, 2011.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III greets Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Michael Smith during the Courtesy Call at the Yellow Room, Premier Guest House Monday May 16, 2011. May 16, 2011 02:12 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III greets Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Michael Smith during the Courtesy Call at the Yellow Room, Premier Guest House Monday May 16, 2011.
“The President instructed the PNP and the NBI to immediately capture the killers of forest guard Elpidio Malinao in Laguna. At the same time we are extending our condolences to the family of Mr. Malinao,” Deputy Presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte May 16, 2011 09:44 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III instructed the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to go after the killers of a forest guard in Laguna who was killed recently.
[Adm-10] President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the kick-off of the “Ehersisyo Pangkalusugan Para sa Lahat 2011”, a public fitness and sports activity project of the Department of Health (DOH) to encourage everyone to indulge in exercises at the Quezon May 16, 2011 02:36 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the kick-off of the â??Ehersisyo Pangkalusugan Para sa Lahat 2011â?, a public fitness and sports activity project of the Department of Health (DOH) to encourage everyone to indulge in exercises at the Quezon City Memorial Circle (QCMC) Sunday May 15, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III leads the kick-off of the “Ehersisyo Pangkalusugan Para sa Lahat 2011”, a public fitness and sports activity project of the Department of Health (DOH) to encourage everyone to indulge in exercises at the Qu May 16, 2011 02:08 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III leads the kick-off of the â??Ehersisyo Pangkalusugan Para sa Lahat 2011â?, a public fitness and sports activity project of the Department of Health (DOH) to encourage everyone to indulge in exercises at the Quezon City Memorial Circle (QCMC) Sunday May 15, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. and Senior Cabinet members, made a surprise visit to the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson Saturday May 14, 2011. May 16, 2011 01:38 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. and Senior Cabinet members, made a surprise visit to the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson Saturday May 14, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. and Senior Cabinet members, made a surprise visit to the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson Saturday May 14, 2011. May 16, 2011 01:10 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. and Senior Cabinet members, made a surprise visit to the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson Saturday May 14, 2011.
[Adm-10] The warships' visit is approved both sanctioned by the Philippine and US Governments covered by the provisions of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). Commissioned in 1982, the Carl Vinson is 1,092 feet long, has a speed of over 30 knots and a May 16, 2011 01:09 AM. [Adm-10] The warshipsâ?? visit is approved both sanctioned by the Philippine and US Governments covered by the provisions of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). Commissioned in 1982, the Carl Vinson is 1,092 feet long, has a speed of over 30 knots and a displacement of 101,300 tons.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. and Senior Cabinet members, made a surprise visit to the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson Saturday May 14, 2011. May 16, 2011 01:07 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. and Senior Cabinet members, made a surprise visit to the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson Saturday May 14, 2011.
[Adm-02] President Aquino is swarmed by DENR employees en-route to the Heroes' Park for the Tree Planting Activity in line with the launching of the National Greening Program in Department of Environment and Natural Resources compound, Visayas Avenue, Q May 13, 2011 06:15 PM. [Adm-02] President Aquino is swarmed by DENR employees en-route to the Heroesâ?? Park for the Tree Planting Activity in line with the launching of the National Greening Program in Department of Environment and Natural Resources compound, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City Friday, May 13, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacanang Photo Bureau)
In an impromptu speech before LP stalwarts during a fellowship on Tuesday, the Chief Executive cited LP's support particularly in his agenda of changing the “traditional politician” image that hounds the country's political culture including the r May 12, 2011 09:39 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III thanked his party mates in the Liberal Party (LP) including his Cabinet Secretaries for their continued support to his administration.
Ambush Interview - May 10, 2011 May 11, 2011 03:22 PM. [Adm-02] P-Noy during an ambush interview.
[Adm-02] President Aquino with Commission on Audit Commissioner Heidi Mendoza acknowledges the message delivered by COA Chairperson Ma. Gracia Pulido-Tan during the 112th COA Anniversary Celebration at the Cultural Sports Complex, COA Central Office, Comm May 10, 2011 05:54 PM. [Adm-02] President Aquino with Commission on Audit Commissioner Heidi Mendoza acknowledges the message delivered by COA Chairperson Ma. Gracia Pulido-Tan during the 112th COA Anniversary Celebration at the Cultural Sports Complex, COA Central Office, Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City, Tuesday May 10, 2011.
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Luncheon Meeting with Senator's.m4v May 10, 2011 05:49 PM. [Adm-02] The President's luncheon meeting with Senators.
Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said the two are irrigation projects are the Labo and Clarin CIS that serve a combined area of 160 hectares.
 
When completed, the Labo CIS will irrigate a total of 118 hectares, while Clarin will irrigate 42 hectares.
 
Initia May 10, 2011 11:30 AM. [Adm-05] The Department of Agriculture is alloting P13 million to rehabilitate two communal irrigation systems (CIS) in Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental to enable the province to attain 100 percent self-sufficiency in rice in the next two years, from the current 84% level.
BSWM Executive Director Silvino Tejada said the project with BFAR will help address the food needs of farming communities given the declining catch from marine waters.
 
The project to culture tilapia in existing SWIPs was started on April 12, 2011 and is May 10, 2011 11:16 AM. [Adm-05] The Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) has partnered with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources for the establishment of fishery projects in farming areas that host Small Water Impounding Projects (SWIPs).
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III arrives in Villamor Airbase Monday, May 09, 2011 from his successful participation in the 18th Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders' Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia. May 9, 2011 04:14 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III arrives in Villamor Airbase Monday, May 09, 2011 from his successful participation in the 18th Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leadersâ?? Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala, who led the inauguration April 25, 2011, said the facility can store up to 300 metric tons (MT) of fish in six compartments (50-MT capacity each). It also has a chiller room (100-ton capacity), and a contact freeze May 9, 2011 02:47 PM. [Adm-05] To ensure continuous year-round production and further prop up the P3-billion sardine fishing and processing industry in Zamboanga, the Department of Agriculture (DA)â??in partnership with the City Government of Dapitan and Provincial Government of Zamboanga del Norteâ??recently constructed an integrated P40-million cold storage facility in San Pedro, Dapitan City, Zamboanga Del Norte.
Energy Secretary Jose Almendras told a press briefing at the sidelines of the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit here that the Philippines had extended its “invitation” to Thailand during the bilateral talks on Saturday morning May 9, 2011 02:07 PM. [Adm-05] JAKARTA, Indonesia: The Philippines has invited one of Thailandâ??s major oil players to invest in the country as part of governmentâ??s efforts to bring down the spiraling cost of this very important commodity.
In his speech formally opening the 18th ASEAN Summit held at the Jakarta Convention Center here Saturday, the Indonesian Chief Executive acknowledged the challenges of food security and energy security.”
 
He said this “this global situation” will h May 9, 2011 12:03 PM. [Adm-05] JAKARTA, Indonesia: President Dr Susilo Bambang Yudyohono, chair of the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit has proposed the establishment of ASEAN food and energy security frameworks that will help address the food and electricity requirements of the region in the coming years.
[Adm-10] JAKARTA—Philippine President Benigno Simeon Aquino III greets Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung of Vietnam during their bilateral meeting at the sidelines of the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders' Summit Sunday May 08, May 9, 2011 11:57 AM. [Adm-10] JAKARTAâ??Philippine President Benigno Simeon Aquino III greets Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung of Vietnam during their bilateral meeting at the sidelines of the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leadersâ?? Summit Sunday May 08, 2011 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia.
[Adm-10] JAKARTA—Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino along with fellow leaders in the region emerges from the Assembly Hall I in Jakarta Convention Center after the concluding Plenary Session of the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) May 9, 2011 10:59 AM. [Adm-10] JAKARTAâ??Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino along with fellow leaders in the region emerges from the Assembly Hall I in Jakarta Convention Center after the concluding Plenary Session of the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leadersâ?? Summit Sunday May 08, 2011.
In a press briefing here on Saturday following the opening ceremonies of the 18th Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) Summit, Energy Secretary Jose Rene Almendras said that the Thai government showed interest in the project during President Benigno S May 9, 2011 10:51 AM. [Adm-05] JAKARTA, Indonesia : The government of Thailand expressed keen interest in participating in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) program of the Philippines to share their experiences and knowledge in the said project.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III links arms with fellow leaders in the region for the traditional “ASEAN” group photo souvenir during the formal opening of the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders' Summit at the Ma May 8, 2011 07:04 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III links arms with fellow leaders in the region for the traditional â??ASEANâ? group photo souvenir during the formal opening of the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leadersâ?? Summit at the Main lobby of the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia Saturday May 07, 2011. (Photo by: Ryan Lim / Malacañang Photo Bureau)
[Adm-05] JAKARTA—Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III with fellow
Heads of State clad in batik, Indonesia's national costume, attends the Leaders Gala Dinner tendered by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the 18th Association of So May 8, 2011 07:04 PM. [Adm-05] JAKARTAâ??Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III with fellow Heads of State clad in batik, Indonesiaâ??s national costume, attends the Leaders Gala Dinner tendered by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Assembly Hall I and II, Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia Saturday night May 07, 2011.
May 8, 2011 09:49 AM. [Adm-01] Happy Mother's Day!!!
May 8, 2011 08:15 AM. [Adm-01] Let us all pray for Manny Pacquiao today and that his fight will become a symbol of our own fight to end poverty in the country. Go Manny!
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Interview with DTI Sec .Gregory Domingo May 6, 2011 09:00 PM. [Adm-02] Watch DTI Secretary Gregory Domingo's interview in Jakarta, Indonesia.
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Preparatory Meeting of ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) May 6, 2011 08:59 PM. [Adm-02] Preparatory Meeting of ASEAN Economic Ministers.
[Adm-01] President Benigno S. Aquino III departs Manila Friday afternoon, May 06, 2011, to attend the 18th ASEAN Summit to be held in the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia.

(Photo by: Robert Vinas/ Malacanang Photo Bureau). May 6, 2011 08:02 PM. [Adm-01] President Benigno S. Aquino III departs Manila Friday afternoon, May 06, 2011, to attend the 18th ASEAN Summit to be held in the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia. (Photo by: Robert Vinas/ Malacanang Photo Bureau).
Philippine Permanent Representative to ASEAN, Ambassador Wilfrido Villacorta in an interview on Thursday noted the important participation of the country to the leaders' meeting saying that it will serve as a venue for the relevant measures being raised May 6, 2011 04:29 PM. [Adm-05] JAKARTA, Indonesia: A senior government official permanently representing the Philippines to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) underscored the importance of the ASEAN Summit to be attended by leaders of its ten-member countries including President Benigno S. Aquino III from May 7 to 8, here.
Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. announced on Friday that President Aquino approved the release of the salary adjustment one month ahead of schedule instead of July under Executive Order No. 40, and the payment in advance of one-half of the year-e May 6, 2011 02:32 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III has issued two presidential directives for the implementation of the third tranche of wage increase under the Salary Standardization Law and the early disbursement of bonus and cash gifts to state workers.
“We are doing this [effort on the economy] because we realize that the private sector is the main driver of economic growth,” the President told the members of ECOP during the organization's national conference in Pasay City on Thursday.
 
“I know May 6, 2011 09:48 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III assured members of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) that his administration will ensure a good business environment and balance the interest of both the laborers and employers.
“In capital market, the Japan credit rating agency has already upgraded the outlook of our debt from stable to positive,” the President said during the 32nd national conference of the Employer's Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) at the Marriot May 6, 2011 09:32 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III said he expects an investment upgrade from global credit rating agencies soon in the midst of the countryâ??s improving fiscal situation and declining debt- to-economic output ratios.
Farewell Call of Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams May 6, 2011 12:18 AM. [Adm-02] Farewell call of Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams.
[Adm-10] President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the Closing Ceremonies of the 32nd National Conference of Employers (NCE) of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) at the Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel, Newport Boulevard May 5, 2011 05:50 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the Closing Ceremonies of the 32nd National Conference of Employers (NCE) of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) at the Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel, Newport Boulevard, Pasay City Thursday May 05, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno S. Aquino III pays his last respect and offers prayers to the remains of Cebu Vice Governor Gregorio Sanchez, Jr., during his visit at the Crystal Palace, Cosmopolitan Funeral Homes, Nivel Hills, Lahug in Cebu City Thursday May May 5, 2011 04:27 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno S. Aquino III pays his last respect and offers prayers to the remains of Cebu Vice Governor Gregorio Sanchez, Jr., during his visit at the Crystal Palace, Cosmopolitan Funeral Homes, Nivel Hills, Lahug in Cebu City Thursday May 05, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno S. Aquino III condoles with the family of the late Cebu Vice Governor Gregorio Sanchez, Jr during his visit to pay his last respect to the remains of the provincial official at the Crystal Palace, Cosmopolitan Funeral Homes, Niv May 5, 2011 04:12 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno S. Aquino III condoles with the family of the late Cebu Vice Governor Gregorio Sanchez, Jr during his visit to pay his last respect to the remains of the provincial official at the Crystal Palace, Cosmopolitan Funeral Homes, Nivel Hills, Lahug in Cebu City Thursday May 05, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III assures the family of the slain Calbayog City Mayor Reynaldo Uy that he will do everything to bring justice to the killings during his visit to pay his last respect to the remains of the Liberal Party leader in May 5, 2011 04:08 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III assures the family of the slain Calbayog City Mayor Reynaldo Uy that he will do everything to bring justice to the killings during his visit to pay his last respect to the remains of the Liberal Party leader in the province of Northern Samar at the Calbayog City Sports Center in Barangay Capoocan, Calbayog City Samar Thursday May 05, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacañang Photo Bureau)
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III pays his last respect and offers prayers to the remains of slain Calbayog City Mayor Reynaldo Uy at the Calbayog City Sports Center in Barangay Capoocan, Calbayog City Samar Thursday May 05, 2011.

(Photo by: J May 5, 2011 04:06 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III pays his last respect and offers prayers to the remains of slain Calbayog City Mayor Reynaldo Uy at the Calbayog City Sports Center in Barangay Capoocan, Calbayog City Samar Thursday May 05, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacañang Photo Bureau)
“The PNP [Philippine National Police] and other law enforcement agencies are undertaking measures to strengthen the legal offensive against suspected terrorists,” National Security adviser Cesar Garcia said in the
press conference on Wednesday at Mala May 5, 2011 03:55 PM. [Adm-05] The Philippine government has renewed its thrust against terrorism intensifying legal offensive to capture or deter terror suspects who are still in the country, President Benigno S. Aquino IIIâ??s security adviser said.
Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said the two are irrigation projects are the Labo and Clarin CIS that serve a combined area of 160 hectares.
 
When completed, the Labo CIS will irrigate a total of 118 hectares, while Clarin will irrigate 42 hectares.
 
Initia May 5, 2011 03:10 PM. [Adm-05] The Department of Agriculture is alloting P13 million to rehabilitate two communal irrigation systems (CIS) in Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental to enable the province to attain 100 percent self-sufficiency in rice in the next two years, from the current 84% level.
During a press conference in Malacanang on Wednesday, National Security adviser Cesar Garcia said the President called for a Cabinet security group meeting to assess the implications of Bin Laden's death on the country's security.
 
“While we can' May 5, 2011 02:33 PM. [Adm-05] The government said it has intensified its security measures in the country particularly in Metro Manila, following the death of Al Queda leader Osama bin Laden although there is no immediate threat detected.
“Whether the numbers go up, whether the numbers go down
we continue to do our best in serving the country. As it stands, it is important to note that satisfaction with the administration remains at near-record levels,”
Presidential Spokesperson Edwin May 5, 2011 01:44 PM. [Adm-05] Whether the approval ratings of President Benigno S. Aquino III go up or down as exemplified in the surveys, the entire Cabinet Officials will continue to work overtime to serve the Filipino people and to give what is best for the country.
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Intv. with Filipino Entrepreneurs May 5, 2011 11:11 AM. [Adm-02] Watch the interview of Filipino Entrepreneurs in Jakarta, Indonesia. Let's all be proud of our 'Kababayans' abroad.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III expresses gratitude to outgoing
Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines His Excellency, Most Reverend Edward Joseph Adams during the farewell call at the Yellow Room, Premier Guest House, Malacanang, Wednesday, May 04, May 5, 2011 09:55 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III expresses gratitude to outgoing Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines His Excellency, Most Reverend Edward Joseph Adams during the farewell call at the Yellow Room, Premier Guest House, Malacanang, Wednesday, May 04, 2011.
In an ambush interview Tuesday, the President said that immediately after the news broke out confirming the death of the top international terrorist Monday, he issued a memorandum directing all security concerned agencies and staff to convene and assess t May 5, 2011 09:50 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III will convene the National Security Council (NSC) Wednesday to discuss the capability of the country in the fight against terroristic attacks despite the death of Osama bin Laden.
Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. said on Wednesday the issuance of the presidential directive was in compliance with the country's obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), an international treaty adopted in 1992 to outlaw the pro May 5, 2011 09:15 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno Aquino III has issued Executive Order (EO) 39 designating the Anti-Terrorism Council (ATC) as the lead agency in charge of enforcing an international arms control agreement that bans chemical weapons.
http://rtvm.gov.ph - advancer 18th ASEAN Summit May 5, 2011 08:55 AM. [Adm-02] Advancer for President Aquino's working visit to Jakarta, Indonesia for the 18th ASEAN Summit.
 
As recommended by the World Health Organization, the age group targeted for cervical cancer screening is 35-45 years. The screening will be done once a week for the whole month of May based on the designated days in each zonal areas.
 
In 2009, the DOH May 4, 2011 10:40 AM. [Adm-05] In observance of May as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, the Department of Health (DOH) will give free cervical cancer screening to women aged 30-45 years old in its 58 accredited hospitals nationwide.
“With Senator Zubiri's track record, there is a high degree of optimism at the DENR and among its partners that we can finally look forward to having a new forestry regime after years of subjecting the proposed law into 15 long years of legislative mi May 3, 2011 04:49 PM. [Adm-05] Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje has described the year 2011 as â??a watershed yearâ? for DENRâ??s legislative agenda on forestry following a commitment made by Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri to work for the passage of the Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) bill.
May 3, 2011 02:54 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III reiterated anew that his administration is not imposing new taxes but is focusing on how to improve the tax collections of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the Bureau of Customs (BoC).
Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary on ASEAN Affairs Victoria Bataclan told a press briefing in Malacañang on Tuesday that the President will meet his ASEAN co-members to discuss the priority issues of ASEAN as it works towards building an ASEAN Communit May 3, 2011 02:31 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III will be joining nine other leaders attending the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Meetings in Jakarta, Indonesia from May 7 to 8, 2011, the Department of Foreign Affairs announced.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III administers the oath to Commission on Audit (COA) Chairperson (ad interim) Ma. Grace Pulido-Tan and Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Commissioner Augusto Lagman during the Oathtaking of Appointed Government Offici May 3, 2011 01:48 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III administers the oath to Commission on Audit (COA) Chairperson (ad interim) Ma. Grace Pulido-Tan and Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Commissioner Augusto Lagman during the Oathtaking of Appointed Government Officials at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacanang, Today, May 03, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III swears in Clark Development Corporation (CDC) Board of Director Jose Danilo Honrado during the Oathtaking of Appointed Government Officials at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacanang Tuesday May 03, 2011.

(Photo May 3, 2011 01:44 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III swears in Clark Development Corporation (CDC) Board of Director Jose Danilo Honrado during the Oathtaking of Appointed Government Officials at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacanang Tuesday May 03, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales/Malacanang Photo Bureau).
n a media briefing in Malacañang, on Monday, Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda bared that all measures are in place although there are no reports yet of any possible retaliatory attacks from local factions linked to the Al Qaeda group.
 
“Right May 3, 2011 11:58 AM. [Adm-0] The Aquino administration assured that the governmentâ??s security measures are in place saying that the national security forces are on full alert to avert any terror attacks from secessionist groups following a United States government report on the the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.
In the wake of this development, as chairperson of the Anti-Terrorism Council I have reiterated to our national security agencies the importance of maintaining ongoing measures to secure our country from terrorist threats. We ask the public to be alert an May 3, 2011 11:03 AM. [Adm-05] The reported death of Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden is a step forward in global efforts to put an end to terrorism.
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Pulsong Pinoy (Episode 12) May 2, 2011 12:23 PM. [Adm-02] Watch Episode 12 of Pulsong Pinoy.
Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala has instructed the National Irrigation Administration to fast-track the project which will irrigate a total of 34,410 hectares (21,935 hectares of new farmlands and 12,475 hectares of rehabilitated areas) in Tarlac May 2, 2011 11:03 AM. [Adm-05] Thousands of Tarlac farmers tilling over 34,000 hectares are bound to benefit next year and beyond with the completion of the Balog-Balog Irrigation Multipurpose Project (BIMP) phase 1 by year-end.
Ochoa said Proclamation No. 154, signed by President Benigno Aquino III on April 26, moved the commemoration to June 20 instead of June 19, which falls on a Sunday, on recommendation of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) to allow May 2, 2011 09:56 AM. [Adm-05] Malacañang has declared June 20 a special non-working holiday to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal, Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. announced on Friday.
During a radio interview over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan, Deputy Presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte was asked about the Palace's assurance after some bishops said they'll now strictly monitor how the Aquino administration fights corruption.

“I think May 2, 2011 09:46 AM. [Adm-05] Malacanang made an assurance that the new Ombudsman to be chosen by the President will serve the best interest of the people.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, together with DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz and DBM Secretary Florencio Abad, pays attention to the various issues presented by labor sector representatives during the Breakfast / Dialogue with the May 2, 2011 07:15 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, together with DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz and DBM Secretary Florencio Abad, pays attention to the various issues presented by labor sector representatives during the Breakfast / Dialogue with the Labor Leaders at the Heroes Hall, Malacanang Sunday May 01, 2011. (Photo by: Ronald Navarro/ Malacanang Photo Bureau).
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his Labor Day speech to
respond to various issues presented by labor sector representatives
during the Breakfast / Dialogue with the Labor Leaders at the Heroes
Hall, Malacanang Sunday May 01, 2011. He May 2, 2011 06:36 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his Labor Day speech to respond to various issues presented by labor sector representatives during the Breakfast / Dialogue with the Labor Leaders at the Heroes Hall, Malacanang Sunday May 01, 2011. He also announced the early implementation of Salary Standardization Law III next month that will benefit 1.145 millionworking force in the bureaucracy. (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacanang Photo Bureau).
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by DOLE Secretary
Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, discusses issues with labor sector
representatives during the Labor Day Breakfast / Dialogue with the
Labor Leaders at the Heroes Hall, Malacanang Sund May 2, 2011 06:31 AM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, accompanied by DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, discusses issues with labor sector representatives during the Labor Day Breakfast / Dialogue with the Labor Leaders at the Heroes Hall, Malacanang Sunday May 01, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacanang Photo Bureau).
2 Presentation of Credentials of Amb Designate of Thailand HE Prasas Prasasvinitchai Apr 30, 2011 02:31 PM. [Adm-02] Watch the Presentation of Credentials of His Excellency Prasas Prasasvinitchai as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kingdom of Thailand to the Philippines.
3 Statement of His Excellency Benigno S Aquino President of the Philippines on the Resignation of th Apr 30, 2011 02:28 PM. [Adm-02] Watch President Aquino's statement on the resignation of Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez, April 29, 2011.
[Adm-02] The official resignation letter of outgoing Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez received and accepted by President Aquino earlier today.

(Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacañang Photo Bureau) Apr 29, 2011 10:05 PM. [Adm-02] The official resignation letter of outgoing Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez received and accepted by President Aquino earlier today. (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacañang Photo Bureau)
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III accepts the resignation letter personally handed by former Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez in a brief meeting at the Private Office, Premier Guest House, Malacanang Friday April 29, 2011.

(Photo by: Jay Morales Apr 29, 2011 03:15 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III accepts the resignation letter personally handed by former Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez in a brief meeting at the Private Office, Premier Guest House, Malacanang Friday April 29, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacanang Photo Bureau)
National Broadcasting Network Apr 29, 2011 02:05 PM. [Adm-05] Ang NBN Channel 4 po ay may live streaming ng opisyal na pahayag mula sa Office of the Ombudsman.
Apr 29, 2011 01:59 PM. [Adm-05] Mapapanood niyo po ang opisyal na pahayag ni Ombudsman Merceditas Guttierez sa NBN Channel 4 ngayong alas dos ng hapon.
President Benigno S. Aquino III met with the heads of various concerned agencies at the Presidential Conference Room on Thursday to discuss key areas of concern regarding mining and its effects on the places of operation.
 
In a press briefing in Malacañ Apr 29, 2011 01:29 PM. [Adm-05] The Aquino administration has convened an inter-agency group to study and come up with a more defined and rational policy on mining in efforts to protect not only the richly bio-diversified areas in the country but also the interest of the minors being used in the industry.
In a letter report to President Benigno S. Aquino dated April 25, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said the decision to choose Manila as the Centre's future site was done during the holding of the High Level Meeting to the 3rd Session of the Team of Special Apr 29, 2011 11:00 AM. [Adm-05] The Philippines will soon host the International public-private partnership (PPP) Specialist Centre on Health after the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe PPP (UNECE PPP) Centre of Excellence recently approved the putting up of the said centre in Manila, the Department of Health said.
President Benigno S. Aquino III met with the heads of various concerned agencies at the Presidential Conference Room on Thursday to discuss key areas of concern regarding mining and its effects on the places of operation.
 
In a press briefing in Malacañ Apr 29, 2011 10:39 AM. [Adm-05] The Aquino administration has convened an inter-agency group to study and come up with a more defined and rational policy on mining in efforts to protect not only the richly bio-diversified areas in the country but also the interest of the minors being used in the industry.
“Environmental laws and regulations are there for a reason: to protect both the environment and the lives of those involved in mining operations. When these are violated, we endanger the environment, the lives of miners, as well as people who live in th Apr 28, 2011 01:54 PM. [Adm-05] Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. on Wednesday issued fresh calls for strict adherence to environmental standards and protection in mining activities to avoid disasters similar to the massive landslide in Pantukan, Compostela Valley that have so far left 13 people dead and a number of small-scale miners missing.
In his speech, the President said the completion of MCTEP or Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX) will provide commuters a safe, convenient and fast access in and out of Metro Manila going to the northern portion of Cavite.
 
“Kung dati ay nalulugi ang mga negos Apr 28, 2011 10:40 AM. [Adm-05] KAWIT, Cavite: President Benigno S. Aquino III Wednesday led the inauguration of the newly-completed 7-kilometer R-1 Expressway Extension, Segment 4 of the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway Project (MCTEP). That a major road project was designed to further strengthen the commercial link between Metro Manila and the booming province of Cavite.
“Environmental laws and regulations are there for a reason: to protect both the environment and the lives of those involved in mining operations. When these are violated, we endanger the environment, the lives of miners, as well as people who live in th Apr 28, 2011 10:22 AM. [Adm-05] Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. on Wednesday issued fresh calls for strict adherence to environmental standards and protection in mining activities to avoid disasters similar to the massive landslide in Pantukan, Compostela Valley that have so far left 13 people dead and a number of small-scale miners missing.
 
“The commitment is to focus on more efficient revenue collection rather than getting more revenues through new tax measures. Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma of the Presidential Communications Operations Office said in
interview over RMN Radio We Apr 27, 2011 03:06 PM. [Adm-05] Malacañang assured that there will be no imposition of new taxes saying that the present thrust of the Aquino administration is to generate more revenues through efficient collection rather than adopt new tax measures.
Apr 27, 2011 02:59 PM. Anumang programa ang itaguyod natin, maigi po nating sinusuri at hinihimay ang bawat detalye nito upang matiyak na hindi dehado si Juan dela Cruz. Puspusan po ang pagpupursigi nating maghatid ng mga proyektong kapaki-pakinabang sa lahat ng mga Pilipino.
In a regular news briefing at Malacanang on Tuesday, Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said President Aquino issued an order not to limit the development to Luzon but the entire country.
 
“Ang idea nga ng Presidente is not to limit ourselves to Luz Apr 27, 2011 02:49 PM. [Adm-05] As part of the Aquino governmentâ??s public-private partnership (PPP) initiative, the Palace announced that it will bid out projects geared toward the development of the entire country before he delivers his State of the Nation Address (SONA) in July 2011.
[Adm-05] Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Officials and Staff presents to President Benigno S. Aquino III a plaque containing the DBM rank-and-file's pledge of commitment to public service, during the institution's 75th Anniversary Night. Apr 27, 2011 02:31 PM. [Adm-05] Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Officials and Staff presents to President Benigno S. Aquino III a plaque containing the DBM rank-and-file's pledge of commitment to public service, during the institution's 75th Anniversary Night.
The group was led by Peggy Dulany, founder and chair of The Synergos Institute and Rina Lopez-Bautista, president and founder of the Knowledge Channel Foundation, Incorporated, the main proponents of the BBLJ.
 
Joining the President in welcoming the gues Apr 27, 2011 02:24 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed the officials and participants to the Building Bridges Leadership Journey program who called on him in Malacañang.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his speech during the Inauguration of the Php5.5-billion Radial Road 1 (R1) Extension Project of the seven kilometer Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway Project in Kawit, Cavite Wednesday April 27, 2011. Apr 27, 2011 01:03 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his speech during the Inauguration of the Php5.5-billion Radial Road 1 (R1) Extension Project of the seven kilometer Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway Project in Kawit, Cavite Wednesday April 27, 2011.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, assisted by UEM-MARA Philippines Corporation Chairman Luis Juan Virata and DOTC Secretary Jose de Jesus unveils the Inaugural Marker during the Inauguration of the Php5.5-billion Radial Road 1 (R1) Extension P Apr 27, 2011 01:01 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, assisted by UEM-MARA Philippines Corporation Chairman Luis Juan Virata and DOTC Secretary Jose de Jesus unveils the Inaugural Marker during the Inauguration of the Php5.5-billion Radial Road 1 (R1) Extension Project of the seven kilometer Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway Project in Kawit, Cavite Wednesday April 27, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacanang Photo Bureau)
In a press conference in Malacanang on Tuesday, Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) are on top of the situation with respect to tak Apr 27, 2011 11:20 AM. [Adm-05] The government has hired qualified technical personnel and consultants in a move to lift the ban on local airlines from expanding operations in the United States and Europe.
In a news briefing at Malacanang, Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda announced on Tuesday that the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) started distributing ESA in the amount of P5,000 each to victims of
the landslide that buried shan Apr 27, 2011 10:45 AM. [Adm-05] The Aquino government started distributing emergency shelter assistance (ESA) to the families affected by a landslide in a remote gold mining area in southern Philippines' Compostela Valley.
“The promise of President Aquino and the commitment of Secretary Albert del Rosario [Foreign Affairs] is really to use the career foreign service officials,” Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said in a press conference at the Palace on Tuesday.
 
Apr 27, 2011 10:38 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino IIIâ??s appointment of 17 new ambassadors who are all career diplomats is intended to serve the national interest well, a Palace spokesman said.
The national fun run for education will be conducted simultaneously on June 19, 2011 throughout the country. Participants have a choice of 1-kilometer or 2-kilometer walk or run. It carries the theme “Every Runner, a Finisher; Every Finisher, a Winner, Apr 26, 2011 04:54 PM. [Adm-05] To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal, the Department of Education is set to hold a national fun run where instead of the participants shelling out a registration fee, they will be given a chance to donate school materials and volunteer their time for education-related activities.
Apr 26, 2011 11:54 AM. [Adm-05] The Aquino government bared the added security features of the â??Smart cardsâ? to be used by beneficiaries under the Public Transport Assistance Program that aims to provide subsidy to a portion of the average consumption of jeepney and tricycle drivers amid escalating fuel costs.
“We are looking at using the Malampaya fund for the security of multinational companies and the President wants the DOE [Department of Energy] to play a role in that,” Energy Secretary Jose Rene Almendras said at a press briefing in Malacanang on Mond Apr 26, 2011 10:39 AM. [Adm-05] Due to international interests in exploring the sea off Palawan, government has decided to use the Malampaya fund to provide security to multinational companies that will explore the area.
“Our view is oil prices should rollback depending on how much you increased last week. So, if you increased last week, your rollback should be higher.
If you did not increase, then it should be lesser than those that did the increase,” Energy Secretar Apr 26, 2011 10:10 AM. [Adm-05] Oil companies that increased their pump prices last week must roll back this week following a government calculation, according to the Department of Energy.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III poses for photograph immediately after confering US Senator Daniel Inouye (7th from left) and US Senator Thad Cochican (6th from left) the Order of Sikatuna and Order of Lakandula respectively in a ceremony Monday Apr 25, 2011 05:01 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III poses for photograph immediately after confering US Senator Daniel Inouye (7th from left) and US Senator Thad Cochican (6th from left) the Order of Sikatuna and Order of Lakandula respectively in a ceremony Monday in Malacanang. Standing from left are malacanang chief of protocol Manuel Perez-Rubio, House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Senate President Juan Ponce-Enrile, DFA Secretary Albert del Rosario, President Aquino, Sen. Thad Cochican, Sen. Daniel Inouye and wife Irene, and US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas.
Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said he had discussed with Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) Secretary General Cecilia Alba the progress of the relocation program for informal settlers.
 
“Our priority now is to focus firs Apr 25, 2011 03:56 PM. [Adm-05] The national government is now at the forefront of the campaign to relocate informal settlers living in danger zones, including the railways and waterways.
[Adm-05] PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT via Department of Social Welfare and Development
Mr. Buenaventura Rubante, Sr., 74 years old from 5523 DM Rivera Street, Poblacion, Makati City has been missing since April 16, 2011. 

For any information on his wherea Apr 25, 2011 03:37 PM. [Adm-05] PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT via Department of Social Welfare and Development Mr. Buenaventura Rubante, Sr., 74 years old from 5523 DM Rivera Street, Poblacion, Makati City has been missing since April 16, 2011. For any information on his whereabouts, please call Mr. RM Rubante at telephone number (02)501-3270 or mobile number 0910-5247071.
The President issued the directives to Tolentino when he visited the Araneta Center bus terminal in Cubao, Quezon City Wednesday where he personally check the security preparations undertaken by concerned authorities to ensure the safety of passengers.
 
Apr 25, 2011 11:46 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aqino III ordered Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino to implement the centralized ticketing system and put up designated passenger waiting areas in all bus terminals to avoid chaotic situations during holiday seasons where thousands of commuters flock to the provinces.
Apr 25, 2011 07:20 AM. [Adm-01] Magandang umaga, Pilipinas! Isa pong mapagpalang umaga sa inyo. Ipagdasal po natin ang kaligtasan ng mga kababayan natin sa iba't-ibang dako ng bansa at ng mundo. Maraming salamat po!
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Easter Message Apr 24, 2011 10:54 AM. [Adm-02] The President's Easter Message.
Apr 24, 2011 12:20 AM. Isang mapayapa at mapagpalang pagdiriwang ng Pasko ng Pagkabuhay sa ating lahat.
Apr 24, 2011 12:20 AM. Patuloy nating alalahanin ang tunay na diwa ng Kaniyang dakilang sakripisyo. Bawat isa sa atin ay may maiaambag sa pagtuldok sa katiwalian upang maisalba sa hirap at pasakit ang marami nating kababayan. Sa pamamagitan lamang nito, mararamdaman ng bawat Pilipino ang tunay na liwanag ng pagbabago.
Apr 24, 2011 12:19 AM. Ito ang unang Pasko ng Pagkabuhay na ipinagdiriwang ng ating bagong administrasyon. Gaano man kadilim ang kabanatang ating dinaanan, ang pagsusulong ng tapat at mabuting pamamahala, kaakibat ang matibay na pagtitiwala at pagkakaisa, ang pundasyon natin upang malampasan ang kalbaryong ating dinatnan.
Apr 24, 2011 12:19 AM. Sa pagwawakas ng Semana Santa, hindi sana magtapos dito ang ating taimtim na pananalig sa Panginoon. Ipagpatuloy natin ang pagtupad sa Kaniyang mga aral at lalo pa nating paigtingin ang ating pagkakawanggawa.
Apr 24, 2011 12:19 AM. Kaisa po ako ng sambayanang Pilipino sa pagdiriwang nang pagbangon ng Panginoon mula sa kamatayan, nang tubusin Niya ang sangkatauhan sa kasalanan.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III looks at the scale model on the planned development on the Manila North Harbor Port presented by Manila North Harbor Port, Inc. CEO Richard Barclay during the inspections on the operations and security set up a Apr 21, 2011 04:41 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III looks at the scale model on the planned development on the Manila North Harbor Port presented by Manila North Harbor Port, Inc. CEO Richard Barclay during the inspections on the operations and security set up and the facilities at the Pier 2, North Harbor, Tondo, Manila Wednesday April 20, 2011. (Photo by: Benhur Arcayan / Malacanang Photo Bureau).
http://rtvm.gov.ph -Inspection of North Harbor, NAIA Terminal 3 and Araneta Center Bus Terminal Apr 21, 2011 01:16 PM. [Adm-02] Watch President Aquino during the inspection of North Harbor, NAIA Terminal 3, and Araneta Center Bus Terminal.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III poses for a snap shot at the bronze bust statue of his father, former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr., at the NAIA 3 check-in hall during inspection on the operations and security set up at the Ninoy Aq Apr 21, 2011 12:36 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III poses for a snap shot at the bronze bust statue of his father, former Senator Benigno â??Ninoyâ? Aquino, Jr., at the NAIA 3 check-in hall during inspection on the operations and security set up at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 departure area in Pasay City Wednesday April 20, 2011. (Photo by: Benhur Arcayan / Malacanang Photo Bureau)
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, assisted by MIAA General Manager MGen Jose Angel Honrado, inspects the operations and security set up at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 departure area in Pasay City Wednesday April 20 Apr 21, 2011 12:32 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, assisted by MIAA General Manager MGen Jose Angel Honrado, inspects the operations and security set up at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 departure area in Pasay City Wednesday April 20, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales/ Malacanang Photo Bureau)
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Pulsong Pinoy (Episode 11) Apr 21, 2011 02:14 AM. [Adm-02] Watch the 11th Episode of Pulsong Pinoy.
http://rtvm.gov.ph - PCG Change of Command Ceremony Apr 20, 2011 02:20 PM. [Adm-02] President Aquino led the Philippine Coast Guard Change of Command Ceremony.
[Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, together with DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo, Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr., and DND Sec. Voltaire Gazmin, faces the Malacanang Press Corps as he presides the presentation of the Contingency Plans for th Apr 19, 2011 05:14 PM. [Adm-10] President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, together with DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo, Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr., and DND Sec. Voltaire Gazmin, faces the Malacanang Press Corps as he presides the presentation of the Contingency Plans for the Holy Week at the Presidentâ??s Conference Room, Premier Guest House, Malacanang Tuesday April 19, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales/Malacanang Photo Bureau).
The awarding ceremonies were held simultaneous with Tamayo's retirement and turnover of command of the PCG to his successor Vice Admiral Ramon Liwag.
 
In his speech keynoting the event, the President hailed Tamayo for his exemplary performance as PCG C Apr 19, 2011 03:15 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III conferred the Order of Lakandula with the Rank of Commander on outgoing Philippine Coast Guard Commander Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo in ceremonies held at the PCG headquarters in Manila Today.
The Chief Executive issued the proclamation in observance of the Holy Week which he described as one of the Filipino people's most cherished traditions.
 
The President said Saturday, April 23, which falls between Good Friday and Easter Sunday has been Apr 19, 2011 02:59 PM. [Adm-05] In order for the Filipino people to enjoy a longer lenten break, President Benigno S. Aquino III issued Proclamation No. 150 declaring Saturday, April 23, 2011, as a special (non-working) holiday nationwide.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III, accompanied by outgoing Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commander Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo, troops the line upon arrival for the PCG's Change of Command Ceremony at the PCG Headquarters, Port Area, Manila Today Apri Apr 19, 2011 02:43 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III, accompanied by outgoing Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commander Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo, troops the line upon arrival for the PCGâ??s Change of Command Ceremony at the PCG Headquarters, Port Area, Manila Today April 19, 2011.
In his speech, the President expressed utmost confidence in the new PCG Commander to continue the reforms started by his predecessor but gently reminded him to remain steadfast in the face of temptations.
 
“Tiwala akong sa karanasan at husay sa serbisy Apr 19, 2011 02:14 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III formally installed Vice Admiral Ramon Liwag as the new Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commander replacing former Commander Wilfredo Tamayo in Change of Command ceremonies held at the PCG headquartes in Manila Tuesday.
(Speech) 100th Commencement Exercises of UP Diliman Apr 19, 2011 12:58 AM. [Adm-02] Watch The President deliver his speech during the 100th Commencement Exercises in UP Diliman, Quezon City.
 
The season also marks the Holy Week break, when Filipinos are able to spend more time with their families and loved ones whether in the provinces or taking vacation trips elsewhere.
 
“Filipinos, largely Christians by religion, traditionally use this Apr 18, 2011 03:09 PM. [Adm-05] Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje is once again urging the public to be conscious of their carbon footprint as they engage is various activities this summer season.
The Embassy is not releasing his name, in deference to the request of the OFW's family for privacy.
 
The OFW was earlier sentenced to death by beheading in November 2009 by a tribunal of three judges for involvement in smuggling the illegal drug shabu Apr 18, 2011 01:57 PM. [Adm-05] The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) that an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) earlier sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia was granted pardon and freed Sunday. His repatriation to the Philippines has been arranged by the Embassy and he is due to arrive in Manila shortly.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III confers the Order of Sikatuna with a rank of Datu (Gold Distinction) to outgoing Japan Ambassador to the Philippines His Excellency Makoto Katsura during the farewell call at the Yellow Room, Premier Guest House, M Apr 18, 2011 01:49 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III confers the Order of Sikatuna with a rank of Datu (Gold Distinction) to outgoing Japan Ambassador to the Philippines His Excellency Makoto Katsura during the farewell call at the Yellow Room, Premier Guest House, Malacanang, Today, April 18, 2011.
[Adm-01] President Benigno S. Aquino III congratulates summa cum laude graduate John Gabriel Pelias during the graduation ceremony in UP Diliman, Sunday, April 17, 2011. John Gabriel Pelias, a BS Math graduate has GWA of 1.016, second highest GWA since si Apr 17, 2011 11:01 PM. [Adm-01] President Benigno S. Aquino III congratulates summa cum laude graduate John Gabriel Pelias during the graduation ceremony in UP Diliman, Sunday, April 17, 2011. John Gabriel Pelias, a BS Math graduate has GWA of 1.016, second highest GWA since since WWII. (photo by Gil Nartea/Malacanang Photo Bureau)
Apr 15, 2011 07:35 PM. Sa bawat pagkakataon na ito, ang inaasahan po sa atin ng taumbayang ating pinagsisilbihan ay ang manindigan at gawin ang tama.
Apr 15, 2011 07:32 PM. Bawat isa po sa atin ay nabigyan ng kakayahan para baguhin ang mundo.
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Dialogue with the 7th Infantry Division Soldiers and SO Command Troops Apr 15, 2011 07:27 PM. [Adm-02] President Aquino's dialogue with 7th Infantry Division Soldiers and SO Command Troops at Fort Ramon Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija.
A total of three hundred thirty three heads of cows and carabaos were dispersed signifying a strong partnership between the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the office of Cong. Sacdalan, each providing P5-million in funds.
 
Other inputs that were distr Apr 15, 2011 04:39 PM. [Adm-05] Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala on April 9, 2011 turned over P13.5 million-worth of agricultural projects to the farmers of the 1st District of North Cotabato thru Congressman Jesus Sacdalanâ??s Priority Development Assistance Fund.
Paje made this pitch on Friday (April 14, 2011) at the opening of the 1st Consultative Summit for the NGP at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) central office in Quezon City.
 
He said NGP, which was formalized in Executive Order ( Apr 15, 2011 03:45 PM. [Adm-05] Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje urged the people to rally to President Aquinoâ??s call to reforest the entire country through the National Greening Program (NGP.)
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III receives from Energy Secretary Jose Rene Almendras and PNOC-EC Chairman, President & CEO Gemiliano Lopez, Jr. a mock check amounting to Php 3.0 Billion, the biggest dividend remittance to the coffers of the Nationa Apr 15, 2011 03:39 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III receives from Energy Secretary Jose Rene Almendras and PNOC-EC Chairman, President & CEO Gemiliano Lopez, Jr. a mock check amounting to Php 3.0 Billion, the biggest dividend remittance to the coffers of the National Government in just five months or upon appointment of the new Directors by the Aquino administration, during the Ceremonial Turn-over of Check Dividends coinciding with the 35th Anniversary Celebration of the Philippine National Oil Company â?? Exploration Corporation (PNOC-EC) in PNOC Grounds Energy Center, Merritt Road, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Today, April 15, 2011.
 
“The amount of subsidy ay puwedeng dagdagan depende sa  number of jeepneys and tricycles,” Presidential Spokesperson Atty. Edwin Lacierda said during the regular press briefing on Thursday at Malacañang.
 
Lacierda said the list of registered publi Apr 15, 2011 12:54 PM. [Adm-05] Malacanang said it is open to increase the amount of fuel subsidy to affected transport sectors once the Department of Energy (DOE) gets the exact number of target owners of passenger jeepneys and tricycles.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III is swarmed by jubilant members of the Baluntay Women's Association (BWA) upon arrival at the Ceremonial Turn-over of the Banana Chips Processing Facility to BWA in Barangay Baluntay Covered Court, Alabel, Saranga Apr 15, 2011 08:35 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III is swarmed by jubilant members of the Baluntay Womenâ??s Association (BWA) upon arrival at the Ceremonial Turn-over of the Banana Chips Processing Facility to BWA in Barangay Baluntay Covered Court, Alabel, Sarangani, Thursday, April 14, 2011.
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his speech during the Opening Ceremony of the 23rd National Convention of the Prosecutors League of the Philippines (PLP) at the KCC Convention Center Thursday April 14, 2011.

Photo by: Ryan Lim / Malacanang P Apr 14, 2011 06:22 PM. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his speech during the Opening Ceremony of the 23rd National Convention of the Prosecutors League of the Philippines (PLP) at the KCC Convention Center Thursday April 14, 2011. Photo by: Ryan Lim / Malacanang Photo Bureau).
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, together with Sarangani Governor Miguel Dominguez, inspects the finished products of the Banana Chips Processing Facility after the Ceremonial Turn-over in Barangay Baluntay Covered Court, Alabel, Sarangani Thursday Ap Apr 14, 2011 06:19 PM. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, together with Sarangani Governor Miguel Dominguez, inspects the finished products of the Banana Chips Processing Facility after the Ceremonial Turn-over in Barangay Baluntay Covered Court, Alabel, Sarangani Thursday April 14, 2011. (Photo by: Rey Baniquet / Malacanang Photo Bureau).
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III congratulates newly-crowned 2011 Bb. Pilpinas-Universe Shamcey Supsup in a courtesy call at the East Asia Royale Hotel in General Santos City during his Visit to Region XII Thursday April 14, 2011. 

(Photo by: Gil Nart Apr 14, 2011 06:17 PM. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III congratulates newly-crowned 2011 Bb. Pilpinas-Universe Shamcey Supsup in a courtesy call at the East Asia Royale Hotel in General Santos City during his Visit to Region XII Thursday April 14, 2011. (Photo by: Gil Nartea / Malacanang Photo Bureau).
 
The President's schedule will officially begin at 9:30 a.m. when he will be the Guest of Honor and Speaker at the 23rd National Convention of the Prosecutors League of the Philippines, an annual gathering of some 2,000 members of the PLP to appraise t Apr 14, 2011 09:55 AM. [Adm-05] GENERAL SANTOS CITY â?? A full day awaits President Benigno S. Aquino III when he visits this province on Today, April 14,2011.
Upon his arrival, President Aquino was welcomed by Hon. Leslie Bassett, Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy, Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski, Commander of the US forces, Col. Manuel Ramos, Commander of Combined Armed Forces (CARFOR)-Philippine side and Apr 14, 2011 09:29 AM. [Adm-05] FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija â?? President Benigno S. Aquino III witnessed the military activities here under the â??Balikatan 2011â? focusing on revitalizing the inter-operability of the Philippines and United States military forces in post-conflict response through the conduct of disaster rehabilitation and rural development projects.
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is mobbed by euphoric crowd upon arrival at the Launching of E-Tricycle in Mandaluyong City Hall Grounds Wednesday April 13, 2011.

(Photo by: Jay Morales/ Malacañang Photo Bureau) Apr 14, 2011 07:44 AM. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is mobbed by euphoric crowd upon arrival at the Launching of E-Tricycle in Mandaluyong City Hall Grounds Wednesday April 13, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales/ Malacañang Photo Bureau)
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, together with Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Director Neeraj Jain, Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jose Rene Almendras, Mandaluyong City Mayor Benhur Abalos and ADB Southeast Asia Department Director General Apr 14, 2011 07:43 AM. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, together with Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Director Neeraj Jain, Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jose Rene Almendras, Mandaluyong City Mayor Benhur Abalos and ADB Southeast Asia Department Director General Kunio Senga, acknowledges the testimonial of Mandaluyong Federation of Tricycle Owners Drivers Association President Dodong Lebardo during the Launching of E-Tricycle at the Mandaluyong City Hall Grounds Wednesday April 13, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales/ Malacañang Photo Bureau)
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, together with DOE Secretary Jose Rene Almendras, rides in the prototype e-tricycle steered byMandaluyong City Mayor Benhur Abalos for the inaugural test drive during the Launching of E-Tricycle at the Mandaluyong City Apr 14, 2011 07:40 AM. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, together with DOE Secretary Jose Rene Almendras, rides in the prototype e-tricycle steered byMandaluyong City Mayor Benhur Abalos for the inaugural test drive during the Launching of E-Tricycle at the Mandaluyong City Hall Grounds Wednesday April 13, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales/ Malacañang Photo Bureau)
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III listens closely to the briefing on Convoy Live Firing Exercises and Mass Casualty Evacuation Demo by US Marine Colonel Stephen Neary during the 27th Philippines-United States Bilateral Military Exercise “Balikatan 201 Apr 13, 2011 05:48 PM. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III listens closely to the briefing on Convoy Live Firing Exercises and Mass Casualty Evacuation Demo by US Marine Colonel Stephen Neary during the 27th Philippines-United States Bilateral Military Exercise â??Balikatan 2011â? in Fort Magsaysay, Palayan City, Nueva Ecija Wednesday April 13, 2011. (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacañang Photo Bureau).
For this year, the military exercises focuses on revitalizing the interoperability of the Philippines and U.S. militaries in post-conflict response through the conduct of disaster rehabilitation and rural development projects.

(Photo by: Benhur Arcayan / Apr 13, 2011 05:42 PM. For this year, the military exercises focuses on revitalizing the interoperability of the Philippines and U.S. militaries in post-conflict response through the conduct of disaster rehabilitation and rural development projects. (Photo by: Benhur Arcayan / Malacañang Photo Bureau)
Tanggapan ng Pangulo ng Pilipinas Apr 13, 2011 02:54 PM. [Adm-07] Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. on Tuesday said the Aquino Administration will earmark P4.2 billion to build 20,000 houses for low-salaried members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP) as part of improving the welfare of government employees.
10th Student Catholic Action of the Philippines Apr 12, 2011 07:21 PM. [Adm-02] Watch President Aquino during the 10th Student Catholic Action of the Philippines (SCAP) National Leadership Conference at the Fleur de Liz Auditorium, St. Paul University, Manila April 11, 2011.
PERLAS, now on its second phase, aims to educate and inform the public, especially the students in public elementary and high schools, on the functioning of a society that is anchored on the justice system. It is a work in progress among DepEd, Supreme Co Apr 12, 2011 02:21 PM. [Adm-05] After a series of teacher trainings and field testing have been conducted nationwide, the Public Education on the Rule of Law Advancement and Support (PERLAS) Teaching Exemplars on the Rule of Law were formally turned over to the Department of Education for integration into the basic education curriculum.
NCCT Executive Director Frank G. Rivera said that the Children's Television Act of 1997, or Republic Act No. 8370, has a mandate to promote child-friendly programs “with no elements that may result in physical, mental and emotional harm” to children Apr 12, 2011 11:30 AM. [Adm-05] The National Council for Childrenâ??s Television (NCCT), an attached agency of the Department of Education, cautioned television networks to be more sensitive on its shows portraying children, reminding them of existing laws that explicitly protect children from any form of exploitation.
Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda made the clarification during the regular press briefing at Malacanang to enlighten the public on the date of dissemination of the Smart cards for the 450-million peso fuel subsidy as instituted in Executive Order Apr 12, 2011 10:46 AM. [Adm-05] Malacañang said on Monday that the release of the â??Smart cardsâ?, which will be used for the fuel subsidy from the government for public transport owners under the â??Pantawid Pasadaâ? program will be released in May contrary to reports that it will be issued today.
The Chief Executive made the pitch for the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (PPSRNP) at the sidelight of his speech during the 10th Student Catholic Action of the Philippines (SCAP) National Leadership Conference Monday morning at the Fleu Apr 12, 2011 09:44 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III reiterated his call for the 80 million Filipino cellular phone users to text vote for the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) and help push the countryâ??s bid for a spot in the search for the New Seven Wonders of Nature title.
Apr 12, 2011 01:16 AM. To all of our people: The strength of this country is in our hands. Let us learn to fulfill our collective responsibility.
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“With the completion of our geohazard mapping project on landslide- and flood-prone areas, the MGB is now set for coastal geohazard mapping, with particular attention on the effects of the rising sea level due to climate change.  This will give us solid Apr 11, 2011 04:36 PM. [Adm-05] The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through the Mines and Geo-sciences Bureau (MGB), is now conducting geohazard mapping on the countryâ??s coastal areas.
The consular mission will also inform the Filipino community in Fukushima on the latest developments after the March 11
twin-disasters, on available resources that may help them in assessing their situation, and on Embassy efforts in promoting their welf Apr 11, 2011 01:51 PM. [Adm-05] The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) that a new consular mission travelled early Sunday morning to bring relief goods to Filipino communities in Fukushima prefecture in the light of the nuclear emergency resulting from the earthquake and tsunami that struck the country last March 11.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III mingles with the students-participants of the 10th Student Catholic Action of the Philippines (SCAP) National Leadership Conference at the Fleur de Liz Auditorium, St. Paul University, Manila, Today, April 11, 2011 Apr 11, 2011 01:22 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III mingles with the students-participants of the 10th Student Catholic Action of the Philippines (SCAP) National Leadership Conference at the Fleur de Liz Auditorium, St. Paul University, Manila, Today, April 11, 2011.
Araw ng Kagitingan Apr 11, 2011 12:35 PM. [Adm-02] The President graced the 69th celebration of Araw ng Kagitingan in Mt. Samat Shrine Pilar, Bataan April 9, 2011.
“With the completion of our geohazard mapping project on landslide- and flood-prone areas, the MGB is now set for coastal geohazard mapping, with particular attention on the effects of the rising sea level due to climate change.  This will give us solid Apr 11, 2011 11:32 AM. [Adm-05] The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through the Mines and Geo-sciences Bureau (MGB), is now conducting geohazard mapping on the countryâ??s coastal areas.
Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ordered the conduct of the training to teach DPWH project engineers on the use of coconut fiber/coconets  erosion control materials as bio-engineering measures and be able to properly apply this new t Apr 11, 2011 11:11 AM. [Adm-05] Training on bio-engineering technology for construction, planning and design engineers from the Regional and District Engineering Offices of the Department of Public Works and Highways is on-going at the Central Office in support of the governmentâ??s effort to promote green engineering and minimize the effects of climate change and at the same time it will be cheaper using traditional concrete.
In an interview over Radio ng Bayan Saturday, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary (PCOO) Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma said the Palace was elated over the significant increase of GOCC remittances.

He said President Aquino' Apr 11, 2011 11:07 AM. [Adm-05] The government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) have remitted a total of P30 billion to the National Treasury last February, a clear indication that these corporations are partners in spearheading the governmentâ??s priority programs.
Urdaneta Engineered Sanitary Landfill Apr 9, 2011 09:15 PM. [Adm-02] The President also graced the inauguration of the Urdaneta Engineered Sanitary Landfill in Pangasinan last April 8, 2011.
[Adm-02] A member of the Veterans Federation of the Philippines listens to the speech of President Aquino. This year's theme is “Beterano: Huwaran ng Lahing Pilipino”. In 1987, then President Corazon C. Aquino issued Executive Order No. 23 declaring Apr 9, 2011 04:32 PM. [Adm-02] A member of the Veterans Federation of the Philippines listens to the speech of President Aquino. This yearâ??s theme is â??Beterano: Huwaran ng Lahing Pilipinoâ?. In 1987, then President Corazon C. Aquino issued Executive Order No. 23 declaring April 9 of every year a regular holiday for the observance of Araw ng Kagitingan. (Photo by: Jay Morales / Malacañang Photo Bureau)
Apr 9, 2011 04:24 PM. Three generations after the war, we are still trying our best to show our gratitude by taking care of our veterans and their families. More than 7 decades after, we still remember your sacrifices because your heroism stands the test of time. For that, we remain eternally indebted to all of you.
[Adm-02] President Aquino with US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas, Jr. and Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Makoto Katsura during the start of the 69th commemoration of the "Araw ng Kagitingan" (Day of Valor) program at the Dambana ng Kag Apr 9, 2011 04:22 PM. [Adm-02] President Aquino with US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas, Jr. and Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Makoto Katsura during the start of the 69th commemoration of the "Araw ng Kagitingan" (Day of Valor) program at the Dambana ng Kagitingan in Mt. Samat Shrine, Pilar, Bataan Saturday April 09, 2011. (Photo by: Robert Vinas / Malacañang Photo Bureau)
[Adm-02] President Aquino offers a wreath in front of the stained glass mural of the colonnade during the 69th commemoration of the "Araw ng Kagitingan" (Day of Valor) at the Dambana ng Kagitingan in Mt. Samat Shrine, Pilar, Bataan Saturday April 09, 2011 Apr 9, 2011 04:17 PM. [Adm-02] President Aquino offers a wreath in front of the stained glass mural of the colonnade during the 69th commemoration of the "Araw ng Kagitingan" (Day of Valor) at the Dambana ng Kagitingan in Mt. Samat Shrine, Pilar, Bataan Saturday April 09, 2011. (Photo by: Robert Vinas / Malacañang Photo Bureau)
Apr 9, 2011 01:42 PM. Let me take this opportunity to thank the Japanese Government for their enduring partnership with our country. The completion of these two projects is timely as we celebrate 55 years of cooperation with your country and the 43rd Anniversary of Japanâ??s technical assistance for PAGASA. More than a neighbor, you have becomeâ??and you areâ??a brother to the Filipinos.
Agno River Basin Forecasting & Warning System Apr 9, 2011 01:31 PM. [Adm-02] P-Noy inspects the improved Agno River Basic Flood Forecasting and Warning System during its inauguration in Rosales, Pangasinan.
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[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III, together with MECO Chairman Amadeo Perez, Jr., Deputy Chief of Mission Leslie A. Bassett of the U.S. Embassy and former senator Mar Roxas II, listens to the project briefing during the Inauguration of the Urdaneta Apr 8, 2011 08:27 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III, together with MECO Chairman Amadeo Perez, Jr., Deputy Chief of Mission Leslie A. Bassett of the U.S. Embassy and former senator Mar Roxas II, listens to the project briefing during the Inauguration of the Urdaneta Engineered Sanitary Landfill (UESL) in Sitio Calegu, Barangay Catablan, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Today, April 08, 2011.
Padilla on Thursday spoke before a forum sponsored by the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Makati. He said that he has more confidence in the current leadership of said rebel group in terms of Apr 8, 2011 03:34 PM. [Adm-05] The current National Democratic Front (NDF) leadership is more open to negotiations said Alexander Padilla, panel chair of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) negotiating with the communist Left.
The President will be given full military honors with a 21-gun salute by the military followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the Colonnade. The President will be accompanied by US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas Jr. and Japanese Ambassador Mak Apr 8, 2011 03:17 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the 69th commemoration of Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) Saturday at the Dambana ng Kagitingan in Pilar, Bataan.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III ponders on the briefing on system operation by PAGASA acting Administrator Dr. Nathaniel Servando during the Inauguration of the improved Agno River Flood Forecasting and Warning System (FFWS) and the New Agno Rive Apr 8, 2011 02:54 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III ponders on the briefing on system operation by PAGASA acting Administrator Dr. Nathaniel Servando during the Inauguration of the improved Agno River Flood Forecasting and Warning System (FFWS) and the New Agno River Flood Forecasting and Warning Center (FFWC) in Agno Flood Control Compound, Barangay Tumana, Rosales, Pangasinan Friday, April 08, 2011.
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Mr. Ronald Barrientos Maglamba, 28 years old from 304 Riverside Street (Barangay 156, Zone 16), Tramo, Pasay City has been missing since February 16, 2011. Ronald was wearing t- Apr 8, 2011 02:45 PM. PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT via Department of Social Welfare and Development Mr. Ronald Barrientos Maglamba, 28 years old from 304 Riverside Street (Barangay 156, Zone 16), Tramo, Pasay City has been missing since February 16, 2011. Ronald was wearing t-shirt and shorts when last seen in Pasay City. He is 5â??6â? tall with fair complexion and is mentally challenged. For any information on his whereabouts, please contact her mother, Salvacion B. Maglamba or her sister, Rosalie M. Estiamba at mobile number 0907-8542747. ### 7 April 2011 (DSWD-Social Marketing Service).
In his keynote speech during the inauguration of the Improved Agno River Basin Flood Forecasting and Warning System (FFWS) and Agno River Flood Forecasting and Warning Center (FFWC), here, President Aquino said that studies are underway for the proposed c Apr 8, 2011 02:36 PM. [Adm-05] ROSALES, Pangasinan: President Benigno S. Aquino III bared plans to come up with a project concerning the creation of a comprehensive three dimensional (3D) map of the whole country that will help concerned government agencies in their efforts to avert possible damage to lives and properties in times of calamities.
Apr 8, 2011 02:09 PM. [Adm-05] The Agriculture Department is setting aside P2 million in funds for the development of the Marine Breeding and Research Center (MBRC) which will rise in the island province of Romblon soon.
 
“We welcomed the US government's move to turn over the forfeited assets of Erlinda Ligot---amounting to $132,000---in response to a request that was made by the Philippine government,” Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. said in a statement issu Apr 8, 2011 12:25 PM. [Adm-05] Malacanang expressed elation over the move of the United States government to turn over to the Philippine government forfeited assets of Erlinda Ligot, wife of the embattled retired Armed forces comptroller Gen. Jacinto Ligot.
During the regular press briefing on Thursday at Malacanang, Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda bared this statement since the government and the CPP-NPA-NDF formally resumed its peace talks early this year.
 
“We are hoping that there would be signi Apr 8, 2011 11:55 AM. [Adm-05] Malacanang on Thursday expressed hope it can seal a peace agreement with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New Peopleâ??s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) during the administration of President Benigno Aquino III, stressing its importance in the countryâ??s journey towards lasting peace and genuine development.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III inspects the newly rehabilitated Estero de Paco after gracing the Inauguration of the Rustan Wing - Paco Market Redevelopment Project in Angel Linao corner Pedro Gil sts., Manila, April 07, 2011. Apr 8, 2011 11:35 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III inspects the newly rehabilitated Estero de Paco after gracing the Inauguration of the Rustan Wing â?? Paco Market Redevelopment Project in Angel Linao corner Pedro Gil sts., Manila, April 07, 2011.
President Benigno Aquino III issued the Executive Order 32 this week authorizing the release of a P450,000 million assistance to jeepney and tricycle drivers.
 
Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston), one of the groups of jeepney Apr 8, 2011 11:29 AM. [Adm-05] The government will continue to reach out to groups from the transport sector criticizing the issuance of an executive order granting assistance to jeepneys and tricycles in mitigating the impact of high oil prices.
During the regular press briefing on Thursday at Malacanang, Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda allayed fears of radiation threat from the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan reaching the country after a professor and toxicology expert warned that the thr Apr 8, 2011 11:04 AM. [Adm-05] Malacanang said the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) has the capability to address the radiation threat as the government is ready to acquire new equipment to monitor and stop imported goods which are contaminated with high level of radiation from entering the country.
Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said in a press briefing at the Palace on Thursday that the Executive department, specifically the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO), has opened an internship program fo Apr 8, 2011 10:43 AM. [Adm-05] In efforts to capitalize on the creativity and idealism of the Filipino youth, the Aquino administration is offering internship program for college students, anchored on its commitment to transparency and accountability in governance, that will train future leaders in order to bring about genuine change.
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Inauguration of the Paco Market Redevelopment Project-Rustan Wing Apr 7, 2011 09:03 PM. [Adm-02] President Aquino during the inauguration of the Paco Market Redevelopment Project-Rustan Wing.
[Adm-02] P-Noy poses for a picture being snap by a girl during his visit to one of the rehabilatated esteros in Paco, Manila Thursday, April 7, 2011. Estero de Paco is regarded as the model of all esteros being rehabilalted in Metro Manila. 

(Photo by: R Apr 7, 2011 04:46 PM. [Adm-02] P-Noy poses for a picture being snap by a girl during his visit to one of the rehabilatated esteros in Paco, Manila Thursday, April 7, 2011. Estero de Paco is regarded as the model of all esteros being rehabilalted in Metro Manila. (Photo by: Rey Baniquet / Malacañang Photo Bureau)
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III acknowledges the cheer of the crowd after gracing the Inauguration of the Rustan Wing - Paco Market Redevelopment Project in Angel Linao corner Pedro Gil sts., Manila, Today,  April 07, 2011. Apr 7, 2011 04:31 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III acknowledges the cheer of the crowd after gracing the Inauguration of the Rustan Wing â?? Paco Market Redevelopment Project in Angel Linao corner Pedro Gil sts., Manila, Today, April 07, 2011.
CHR Chairperson Loretta Ann P. Rosales said that the release of all hostages is a proof that government authorities can manage crisis situations if only they are willing to work closely and in a concerted fashion. According to Rosales, “all responsible Apr 7, 2011 11:45 AM. [Adm-05] The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) commends the successful handling of the hostage crisis in Agusan del Sur, Mindanao that resulted in the release of the remaining 12 hostages on Tuesday.
 
The economic managers will consider things such as wage increase, price control, or even deduction on value added tax (VAT), the President said in a chance interview at the sidelines of an event at the budget department on Wednesday.
 
“I did instruct Apr 7, 2011 10:05 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III said he has instructed his economic managers to study all possible measures that could ease the impact of high oil prices on vulnerable sectors.
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[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III, along with Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda and DBM Undersecretary Laura Pascua, witnesses the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florenc Apr 6, 2011 04:59 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III, along with Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda and DBM Undersecretary Laura Pascua, witnesses the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio Abad and Philippine Judges Association (PJA) President Antonio Eugenio, Jr., Metropolitan and City Judges Association of the Philippines (METCJAP) President Jaime Santiago, Philippine Trial Judges League, Inc. (PTJLI) President Josefina Siscar and Retired Judges Association of the Philippines (RJAP) President Basilio Ramiscal during the ceremonies at the DBMâ??s Executive Lounge in Solano st., San Miguel Manila, Today, April 06, 2011.
Budget and Management Florencio B. Abad said that as party to the MOA, the national government, through the DBM will, in effect, provide an estimated P107.997 million to augment the gap in the pay of judges versus salary levels under the Salary Standardiz Apr 6, 2011 04:53 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III witnessed the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between four associations of judges and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to address the discrepancies in the salaries of members of the Judiciary.
“We are cognizant of the solution and we understand from the Department of Labor and Employment, who are now working with the ILO, that they are addressing the situation to (confirm) the number of underage children who are working,” Valte said.
 
She Apr 6, 2011 04:12 PM. [Adm-05] In a press briefing on Wednesday at Malacanang, Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Departments of Labor and Employment and Social Welfare and Development have teamed up with the International Labor Organization (ILO) to ensure that the rights of children.
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Coomaraswamy will be here until April 9 to meet with different sectors and discuss specific plans in promoting the rights of children in conflict areas and preventing the recruitment of minors by armed groups.
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Specifically, she will monitor the pr Apr 6, 2011 02:50 PM. [Adm-05] United Nations (UN) Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict Radhika Coomaraswamy recently arrived in the country to follow up on the various recommendations of UN bodies on child protection in situations of armed conflict.
The EO institutes the Public Transport Assistance program (PTAP) aptly called as the Pantawid Pasada program of the government that initially allots P450,000 million to assist jeepney and tricycle operators in the country.
 
The program partially subsidiz Apr 6, 2011 01:48 PM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III issued Executive Order No. 32 granting the temporary assistance to the transport sector to cushion the impact of continuing increases in fuel prices.
Apr 6, 2011 12:45 PM. [Adm-02] We would especially like to thank DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo, who flew to Agusan on the instructions of the President to personally oversee the negotiations. The cooperation of the local government leaders and the community, the national government, and the media was instrumental in obtaining the release of the hostages. - Secretary Ramon Carandang
Apr 6, 2011 12:45 PM. [Adm-02] We would like to thank everyone who contributed to the peaceful outcome, most notably Governor Adolf Edward Plaza, Mayor Albin Magdamit, PNP Chief Raul Bacalzo, provincial social welfare officer Josefina Bajade, and the local crisis management committee composed of the local PNP, the AFP, and the National Commission for Indigenous Peoples. - Secretary Ramon Carandang
Apr 6, 2011 12:44 PM. [Adm-02] We are very pleased about the peaceful resolution of the hostage taking at Agusan del Sur. Throughout the ordeal, the safety of the victims was President Aquinoâ??s paramount concern and he is happy to know that they are safe and free. - Secretary Ramon Carandang (Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning)
Apr 6, 2011 11:01 AM. [Adm-02] According to DILG Secretary Robredo's most recent update, the 12 remaining hostages in Agusan del Sur were released by their captors.
According to the Executive Secretary, the present administration is firm in its determination to put an end to kidnapping activities and other security problems in Mindanao.
 
These security concerns, Ochoa said, highlight the need for the government to m Apr 6, 2011 09:34 AM. [Adm-05] Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa on said that steps were being taken to address the peace and order situation in Mindanao as he assured that the kidnapping incident in Agusan del Sur was an isolated case.
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To oversee, coordinate and integrate the implementation of the comprehensive peace process.
Apr 5, 2011 03:22 PM. [Adm-01] Let us support the Peace Process!
Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office Secretary Ramon Carandang told a news conference in Malacañang on Tuesday that the program's “targeted” families should take this opportunity as the
vaccine is administered free Apr 5, 2011 03:06 PM. [Adm-05] Malacañang today urged Filipinos to take part in the governmentâ??s drive to eradicate measles through the Department of Healthâ??s (DOH) â??Iligtas sa Tigdas ang Pinasâ? program.
“The main objective of the campaign is to reduce the number of susceptible children that have piled up since we last conducted a nationwide campaign last 2004,” Health Secretary Enrique T. Ona explained, adding that vaccination is the best way to prev Apr 5, 2011 12:24 PM. [Adm-05] The Department of Health (DOH) today launched its month-long, nationwide, door-to-door measles vaccination campaign dubbed â??Iligtas sa Tigdas ang Pinasâ? which is targeting about 18 million children nine months to below 8 years old.
The President said 10,000 registered nurses will be deployed in the different villages or remote barangays where the rate of poverty incidence is high.
 
He said the nurses had already completed their one-year training under the Registered Nurses for Heal Apr 5, 2011 11:20 AM. [Adm-05] Some 10,000 new registered nurses was hired by government and set to be deployed for community service nationwide as part of the national government's effort to help poor communities have access to medical consultations and routine check-ups, President Benigno S. Aquino III said in Iloilo on Friday.
Apr 5, 2011 12:54 AM. [Adm-01] "The Hearing and Adjudication Committee required the immediate submission of the Investigation Report of ABC TV5â??s internal Ombudsman no later than Thursday, 07 April 2011, at the continuation of the preliminary conference hearing." - MTRCB Chair Mary Grace Poe Llamanzares
1  Mass Oath Taking Apr 4, 2011 04:35 PM. [Adm-02] President Aquino during the oath taking ceremonies at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacanan Palace Monday April 04, 2011.
[Adm-02] President Aquino administers the oath to Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Eduardo Oban, Jr., during the Oathtaking of Appointed Officials and newly promoted officer of the AFP at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacanan Pa Apr 4, 2011 04:07 PM. [Adm-02] President Aquino administers the oath to Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Eduardo Oban, Jr., during the Oathtaking of Appointed Officials and newly promoted officer of the AFP at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacanan Palace Monday April 04, 2011. (Photo by: Marcelino Pascua/Malacanang Photo Bureau/PCOO)
Apr 4, 2011 01:12 PM. [Adm-05] The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced the deadline for submission of entries for schools participating in the 2011 National Search for Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Schools on April 29, 2011.
The Chief Executive made this statement during a press briefing at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol Building here in reaction to a question on whether the government will make another appeal after the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed that anothe Apr 4, 2011 11:53 AM. [Adm-05] ILOILO CITY: President Benigno S. Aquino III assured the public on Friday that the national government is exhausting all its efforts to be able to spare Filipinos in the death penalty not only in China and Middle East but also in other countries where similar cases were recorded.
“Yes there's a need for everyone to work together with the entire executive branch in disseminating information because the Communications Group can't do it alone,” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Sonny Coloma said in an in Apr 4, 2011 11:44 AM. [Adm-05] All government agencies must work together to inform the public about the accomplishments of the Aquino administration to further improve public perception, according to a Palace official.
Apr 4, 2011 11:44 AM. Hindi po magtatagumpay ang mga programang pangkaunlaran natin kung wala ang pakikiisa ng ating lokal na pamahalaan. Kayo ang nasa frontline ng labang ito.
2 1 Ceremonial Awarding and Distribution of Social Services cutaways Apr 2, 2011 12:06 PM. [Adm-02] Watch President Aquino, assisted by DSWD Usec Alicia Bala, distribute certificates to recipients of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) program during the Awarding and Distribution of Social Services Ceremonies at the Provincial Capitol Ground, Iloilo City, April 01, 2011.
Apr 1, 2011 06:28 PM. Bawat hakbang po natin, nakatutok po sa pagbibigay lakas sa mga Pilipino, at tinitiyak ko pong todo-arangkada tayo sa pagbagtas natin dito.
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, assisted by Cebu Energy Development Corporation (CEDC) Senior Adviser and Metrobank Group Chairman Dr. George S.K. Ty, leads the ceremonial switch-on to signal the full operation of the 164-megawatts clean coal-fired p Apr 1, 2011 05:32 PM. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, assisted by Cebu Energy Development Corporation (CEDC) Senior Adviser and Metrobank Group Chairman Dr. George S.K. Ty, leads the ceremonial switch-on to signal the full operation of the 164-megawatts clean coal-fired power plant of Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC) in Barangay Ingore, La Paz district, Iloilo City Friday April 01, 2011.

In his speech, read by Undersecretary Raul C. Asis during the launching of CSO partnership for better infrastructure project of the Research, Education and Institutional Development in Iloilo City, Singson challenged the CSOs and NGOs to get involve not Apr 1, 2011 10:22 AM. [Adm-05] The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is working on formalizing its partnership with the CSOs not only in budgeting process but in all stages of project development cycle.
[Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III joins AG&P employees for a photo souvenir during the Load-Out Ceremony for British Petroleum (BP) Modularization Project of the Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific Co. of Manila at the AG&P Batangas Heavy Fabrication Yard i Apr 1, 2011 09:57 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III joins AG&P employees for a photo souvenir during the Load-Out Ceremony for British Petroleum (BP) Modularization Project of the Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific Co. of Manila at the AG&P Batangas Heavy Fabrication Yard in Brgy. San Roque, Bauan, Batangas, Yesterday, March 31, 2011.
The President was at AG&P's dockyard in Bauan, Batangas on Thursday morning for the company's load out ceremony for its British Petroleum (BP) Modularization project.
 
The refinery modularization project, which consists of several modules intended fo Apr 1, 2011 09:41 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III thanked the Atlantic Gulf & Pacific Company for its continuous job generation in the country hoping that the company also absorbs professionals displaced by the recent turmoil abroad.
Galing ng Pinoy Apr 1, 2011 05:04 AM. [Adm-01] "Ang Galing ng Pinoy. Ang Galing ng Pilipino. Kahit Saan, Kahit Kailan Taas Noo Tayo!" This song is an original composition of Ogie Alcasid. A tribute to the indomitable Filipino spirit. Proof that the Filipino excels in all fields at all odds. Let us build a our Dream Philippines!
Press Briefing - March 31, 2011 Mar 31, 2011 11:14 PM. [Adm-02] President Aquino's press briefing during his trip to Bauan, Batangas.
Mar 31, 2011 10:59 PM. The prosperity of our nation should be judged by the prosperity of our people, and thus, we will make certain that they actively benefit from each step we make toward progress.
Mar 31, 2011 05:37 PM. [Adm-01] "In connection with the complaint filed by the MTRCBâ??s Legal Counsel on the offensive scene of child abuse in the 12 March 2011 episode of â??Willing Willieâ?, the Boardâ??s Hearing and Adjudication Committee has set the case for Preliminary Conference on 04 April 2011 at 3:00 P.M." - MTRCB Chair Mary Grace Poe Llamanzares
Mar 31, 2011 02:51 PM. [Adm-01] Let us support the Anti-Drug Courier Information Drive of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) under the Presidential Communications Operations Office.
Anchored on the vision of achieving “Zero Backlog Batangas,” the local executives of Batangas led by Governor Vilma Santos-Recto met with Education Secretary Armin Luistro to focus on the plan of action that the entire province and DepEd can jointly m Mar 31, 2011 10:47 AM. [Adm-05] To address the backlog on essential learning resources, the Batangas local government units (LGUs) committed to revive the â??bayanihanâ? spirit for the cause of education.
The President, who was joined by Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario and Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima, welcomed the US-ABC delegation led by its president Alex Feldman to the Heroes Hall of Malacañang Palace at around 10 a.m.
 
In his openin Mar 31, 2011 09:49 AM. [Adm-05] President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed members of the US-ASEAN Business Council who called on the Chief Executive in Malacañang on Wednesday to express the groupâ??s renewed interest to expand its business interests in the country.
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Courtesy call of Alexander Feldman, Pres. of the  US Asean Business Council Mar 31, 2011 03:28 AM. [Adm-02] Courtesy call of US Asean Business Council President Alexander Feldman.
Mar 30, 2011 07:36 PM. Our ultimate goal is to create a situation where people are not pressured to resort to these things, where they can find enough gainful employment in the Philippines. Let us remain steadfast and focused on this goal, for it is the ultimate means to bringing a better life for all.
Mar 30, 2011 07:33 PM. Operations are still ongoing to capture the rest of these drug traffickers. But this is part of a bigger problem: These people are not the only people that have suffered this fate. All over the world, particularly in the Middle East, there are other Filipinos languishing in jails.
Mar 30, 2011 07:32 PM. Since the beginning of our term, this administration has been going after drug syndicates. In the first quarter alone, the NCRPO has seized 1.4 billion pesos worth of shabu, shut down two shabu laboratories, and arrested 23 foreign nationals involved in the drug trade. In the case of Ms. Ordinario, we have identified the recruiter and filed charges before the Department of Justice.
Mar 30, 2011 07:20 PM. The three of them were convicted for drug trafficking, but perhaps, they can also be considered victimsâ??victims of unscrupulous recruiters and drug traffickers, and victims of a society that could not provide for them enough gainful employment in their home country.
Mar 30, 2011 06:29 PM. The Department of Social Welfare and Development has been providing grief counseling to the families of Mr. Credo, Ms. Ordinario and Ms. Batain. They will also be provided assistance for their education and livelihood.
Mar 30, 2011 06:22 PM. Consistent with the laws and values of our country, we pleaded with the Chinese government to commute their death sentences to life imprisonment. Unfortunately, the Chinese government did not agree, and we must respect their legal processes. I ask the public not to allow this situation to affect our historic friendship with the Chinese people.
Mar 30, 2011 06:19 PM. Today, Ramon Credo, Sally Ordinario, and Elizabeth Batain were executed in China after being convicted of drug trafficking. As fellow Filipinos, we offer our deepest sympathies to the families that they have left behind.
In an official statement released on Wednesday from the Office of the Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda on the execution of three Filipinos Ramon Credo, Sally Ordinario-Villanueva and Elizabeth Batain in China, the Palace said the government is res Mar 30, 2011 05:08 PM. [Adm-05] Malacañang assured to break the illegal activities of drug pushers, which entrap people that eventually destroy lives in pursuit of their unscrupulous illegal trade.
“We will also discuss with the family members the needed assistance, probably   through livelihood, and the children will be provided with immediate educational assistance,” Secretary Soliman added.
 
Likewise, “We appeal to the media to spare the c Mar 30, 2011 03:02 PM. [Adm-05] Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman condoles with the family members of Ramon Credo, Sally Ordinario-Villanueva, and Elizabeth Batainâ??the three Filipinos executed in China today. She stated that DSWD social workers are providing counseling and family therapy to the family members.
We have been informed that Ramon Credo, Sally Ordinario-Villanueva, and Elizabeth Batain were administered lethal injections to carry out the sentence imposed by the courts of the People's Republic of China this morning. Our government had taken every a Mar 30, 2011 12:19 PM. [Adm-05] The nation sympathized with the families of the condemned, sharing their sense of looming loss. We sympathize with these families now. Their deaths are a vivid lesson in the tragic toll the drug trade takes on entire families.
Mar 30, 2011 11:15 AM. [Adm-05] The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has found another ally in the private sector in rehabilitating critical waterbodies in Metro Manila â?? the Skyway Operations and Maintenance Corp. (SOMCO).
http://rtvm.gov.ph - Call of Lady Legislators Mar 30, 2011 10:48 AM. [Adm-02] President Aquino during a meeting with the Association of Lady Legislators of the House of Representatives.
Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said in a press conference in Malacanang, that the economic managers have been carrying out the policy direction set by the President to make sure that the playing field for businesses is fair for all the stakeholders Mar 30, 2011 10:45 AM. [Adm-05] The Aquino government assured on Tuesday that the Philippines will strive to remain an investor-friendly destination by continuously improving its policies to attract more businesses.
Mar 30, 2011 06:51 AM. [Adm-01] Magandang umaga, Pilipinas! Ipagdasal po natin ang tatlong Pilipino sa China na sina Ramon Credo, Sally Ordinario-Villanueva at Elizabeth Batain. Let us keep on hoping...